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Tools for Analysis of Research Data Collected from Wikis and Blogs
April 25, 2008
Madhumita Bhattacharya, Massey University, New Zealand
In recent years we have seen an increase in the number of social software, such as wikis and blogs, and their use. However, research communities who wished to experiment with social software as tools for data collection have been cautious in their trust for this medium. In one of our research studies we have used the power of wikis and blogs as tools for data gathering. In this presentation, I will discuss the development and use of appropriate tools for analyzing qualitative (subjective and contextual) data such as blogs and wikis.
Keywords: wiki, blog, lifelong learning
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