Learning Data Science
Whether you are a student, a parent, or anyone interested in building your data science skills, the resources below can help you better engage in our increasingly data-driven world or build valuable professional skills.
To start your data science education journey, consider first building an understanding for what data science is, then identify your goals for applying data science in your studies, work or daily life, and pick the tools you need to learn.
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Coursera offers full courses taught by leading professors and experts in the field. Courses include lectures and graded assignments, and topics include data science basics, introductions to different programming languages, data visualization, and practical applications. Students can earn academic credits or professional certifications for completing courses.
Full Course, Software Training
DataCamp has a deep catalog of courses focused on everything data-related: an introduction to data literacy, visualization methods, spreadsheet skills, and machine learning. DataCamp also offers courses to learn coding and practice in platforms including Tableau, R, and Python. All coding is done within the DataCamp browser so there is no need to install any external platforms.
9-12, College, Professional
Mini Course, Full Course, Software Training
Discover Data Science
Discover Data Science is a comprehensive resource dedicated to helping students looking to get the most from their education benefits. The focus is to help connect prospective students to resources that will help them achieve their Data Science career goals
Crash Course Data Literacy Study Hall
Crash Course Data Literacy is a 15-video series that explores data literacy fundamentals. By the end of the course, students will be able to define foundational statistical concepts, explain methods for visualizing data, locate datasets, analyze data, and recognize ethical issues connected to data interpretation.
6-8, 9-12, College, Professional
DataCamp Donates is providing access to free data science training opportunities worth over $399 USD!
DataCamp offers over 410 courses on the latest technologies, practice exercises to sharpen your skills, assessments to test your knowledge on the subject matter, and projects that stem from real world queries. You'll even get access to extra features like Workspace, Certification, and Jobs!
DataCamp is committed to providing data training and bridging the skill gap. K-12 educators are the primary target applicants for this program, though anyone may apply.
Calling Bullshit: Data Reasoning in a Digital World
Calling Bullshit is a syllabus offered by the University of Washington. The syllabus includes a 12 week long reading list that is dedicated to helping learners develop the skills needed to identify bullshit through the use of data interpretation, visualizations, and more.
Google Machine Learning Crash Course
Google's Machine Learning Crash Course is a self-study resource for students to learn and apply fundamental machine learning concepts and get real-world experience with an associated Kaggle competition. It features a series of lessons with video lectures, real-world case studies, and hands-on practice exercises.