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Teaching Human and Social Sciences Methods with beQuali,


beQuali (https://bequali.fr/en/) is a french bank of qualitative surveys in social sciences, created in 2011 at the Centre for Socio-Political Data of Sciences Po (Bendjaballah et al., 2017). It offers raw materials and documentation to reuse for academic purposes. In this presentation we show the contributions of the resources and tools proposed by beQuali for the teaching of methods in the social sciences. Being able to access data from high-quality surveys to support such teaching has become an increasingly important advantage in recent years for academic communities and social science data centres, essentially in the English-speaking world (Haynes, 2011; Bishop, 2012; Elman et al., 2015; Bishop, Kuula, 2017; Hakker, Morgan-Brett, 2017). In France, by contrast, this movement is still in its infancy, and we would like to describe the resources that we are putting in place, consisting of surveys and the digital tools for the exploration, as well as the way in which they are inspired by the digital humanities. On the one hand, as a pedagogical source aimed at making research learn through diversified examples of research and making it possible to solve material gaps and the limitations of the models proposed by professors to their students. On the other hand, as techniques and tools that can be used (visualizations, filters, XML-TEI language) in lessons to better understand what a qualitative survey is and make its reuse possible. Our objective is to show the possibilities offered by digital technology to access qualitative surveys online and exploit these complex corpuses in a new way, to train new qualitativists ; these tools are inspired first by principles derived from exploratory data analysis, and then those of the digital humanities (Tukey, 1977).
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Guillaume Garcia. Teaching Human and Social Sciences Methods with beQuali, : How to Use Digital Humanities for Educational Purposes. Journée d'étude #EPHN2020, La mise en œuvre des humanités numériques dans les pratiques pédagogiques en SHS :État des lieux, Oct 2020, Université Paris 8, Saint-Denis, France. ⟨hal-03631194⟩
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