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UC Riverside - Introduction to Data Science for Educators 

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Introduction to Data Science for Educators


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Introduction to Data Science for Educators

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Introduction to Data Science for Educators
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  • This eight-week course will help you grasp the core concepts of data science. With this knowledge, you'll be able to understand and teach more specialised topics to your students
  • You'll also gain a deep understanding of the application of data science in STEM disciplines, learn how to teach similar courses, and discover how you can utilise data science in your curriculum
  • On this course, you'll learn the tools and processes used to organise and convert data. With this knowledge, you'll have the skills to manipulate data at a beginner's level

Introduction to Data Science for Educators

Introduction to Data Science

Introduction to Data Science

What You Need to Know to Become a Data Scientist

Examples of Data Science

The Data Science Process

Data Science Process: The Beginning

Data File Formats

Processes Involved in Data Science

Introduction to Machine Learning

What is Machine Learning?

Types and Examples of Machine Learning

Statistics & Probability - Introduction of Bayes Probability and K-Nearest Neighbors

Probability: An Introduction and Bayes Probability

K-Nearest Neighbors (KNN)

Statistics & Probability - Introduction of Regression and Gradient Descent

Statistics: An Introduction


Gradient Descent

Logistic Regression

Introduction of Data Mining

Data Mining: An Introduction

Tools in Data Mining

Examples of Data Mining

Introduction of Big Data

Big Data: An Introduction

Market for Big Data

Efficient Management of Big Data

Big Data Tools

Visualization in Data Science

Understanding Data through Visualization

Aesthetics of Visualization

Types of Visualization

What We've Learned

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