Goals and Objectives
Department of Languages
Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki
Description of the Training Materials
|(Sub)discipline, topic, language(s)||
Topics: Language technology, digital humanities
language technology, digital humanities, tutorial, beginner, spaCy, Stanza, Universal Dependencies, introduction
|Project URL||Applied Language Technology (mooc.fi)
The course materials build on various resources distributed through CLARIN, such as Universal Dependencies corpora. The materials refer to the CLARIN website for further study, highlighting the digital humanities course registry.
|Structure and duration||
The learning materials constitute a 10 ECTS module, consisting of two 5 credit courses. The materials are divided into two parts, in which each section corresponds to one week of studying.
The learning materials are designed for audiences with no previous experience of language technology or Python, targeting especially the current generation of students who have grown up with digital media. The materials adopt a hands-on approach to maintain interest, teaching Python basics in connection with applying basic techniques in natural language processing to diverse texts. In addition, the materials are accompanied by short YouTube videos, which explain the techniques in a step-by-step manner.
All learning materials and their source code are available on GitHub.
The learning materials are rendered from Jupyter Notebooks, and feature a Binder integration so that anyone can launch an interactive Jupyter Notebook running in their own browser.
Online learning materials and an accompanying YouTube channel.
Course(s) in which the training material was used
Working with Text in Python, 5 ECTS
|Licence and (re)use||All learning materials, including the YouTube videos, are provided with a CC BY-NC 4.0 license. Course exercises are available on request.|
|Last modification date||May 17, 2021|