Case Studies and Tutorials

Here you will find a number of case studies involving the use of Netlytic analysis features as well as tutorials on how to you Netlytic in addition to other visualization platforms.

Case Studies

Analyzing Social Media and Learning Through Content and Social Network Analysis

The following paper will walk you through both content and social network analysis features in Netlytic. It uses a sample of Twitter messages from a MOOC class as a case study to analyze collaborative learning processes.

Using Data to Improve BHL Social Media

How can data analysis help us improve our social media activities? This was the fundamental question BHL’s Outreach and Communication Manager, Grace Costantino, sought to address during her two-day meeting with Ryerson University’s Social Media Lab, Sept. 29-30, 2014.

Network visualization with @Netlytic: The power & reach of Twitter during live events

The focus of this post is to demonstrate how to use and interpret the network visualization feature in Netlytic using tweets about Oscars as a case study. As Hollywood’s stars gathered to celebrate last year’s finest films in the annual Oscars ceremony,

Examining the Twittersphere on Sochi 2014: Using Netlytic to analyze popular Sochi topics

Sochi Olympics 2014 topicsThe Winter Olympics in Sochi has captured the attention of the world long before it officially commenced. Mainstream media has been covering the event with a mixture of negative and positive reporting.


Tutorials

Tutorial: Social Media Data Collection & Network Analysis with Netlytic and R

Tutorial: Analyzing Conversations about #SMSociety15 on Twitter

By the end of this tutorial you will learn how to create videos of dynamic networks like this one.

Tutorial: Analyzing Conversations about #Blackberry on Twitter

Topic: Conversation about #blackberry on Twitter Data source: Twitter Dataset: http://bit.ly/blackberry14 Step 1: Connect your Twitter account to Netlytic Step 2: Go to https://twitter.com/search-advanced and create a test search query.

Tutorial: Analyzing Conversations about #Ebola on Twitter

Data source: Twitter Step 1: Connect your Twitter account to Netlytic Note: Alternately, you can download the “Ebola” dataset that will be used for this tutorial from  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AilmXl-I6ZWkdHlsZElNWFZsNG9qM0pqZ3JhcGstaEE&single=true&gid=0&output=csv  Step 2: Go to https://twitter.com/search-advanced and create a test search query.

Tutorial: Studying Collaborative Learning with Twitter (CSV files)

Dataset Type: a CSV file containing messages from Twitter Step 1: Download the CCK11 dataset to your computer https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BylmXl-I6ZWkV0hrV0k0LURrVVU/edit?usp=sharing Notes: This dataset contains a sample of public tweets posted by participants in a Massive Open Online Course called CCK11.

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