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Dr. Eric Stephen’s dissertation research was all about how researchers fall into traps using datasets they don't curate themselves. They adopt the assumptions of the database design and the methodology. Stephens discusses how social justice researchers employ the doctrine of double effect to justify unintentional exploitation of their subjects, and proposes a big data research method to counter those exploitations by focusing on data created by institutions and not users.
- Bias and unbias:
- Where they go to do research is already showing their bias.
- We could also talk about questions schools should ask before adding their information to big data sets.
- Bag of words method
- What is the doctrine of double effect? (Stanford Dictionary of Philosophy Link)
- Explain the research method for big data
- Institutional genre analysis - study what an institutions’ goal is across time.