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Tag: data science


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Data Science Is No Panacea for High-School Math Education

July 12, 2022

Via: Education Next

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are the fastest-growing fields in terms of both student interest and job opportunities. For example, in California, the number of bachelor’s STEM degrees increased at a rate more than triple that of other degrees between […]


Education Tech

How Professors Can Use AI to Improve Their Teaching In Real Time

January 11, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

When I started teaching data science and artificial intelligence in Duke University’s Pratt School of Engineering, I was frustrated by how little insight I actually felt I had into how effective my teaching was, until the end-of-semester final exam grades […]


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After raising $103M, MOOC-provider Coursera eyes global expansion

April 26, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Coursera has grown its footprint since launching in 2012 to offer massive online open courses (MOOCs). It now has a learner base of 40 million, with 3,200 courses and 310 specializations that can be completed over time and “stacked” to […]


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6 universities making big investments in data science

March 8, 2019

Via: Education Dive

Data is everywhere these days. Whether someone is using facial recognition software to access their electronic devices or buying an item recommended to them by an algorithm, information on their behavior is being collected and used by companies to improve […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

University Data Science Programs Turn to Ethics and the Humanities

January 11, 2019

Via: Ed Surge

Data scientist Mark Madsen has been programming and crunching data long before buzzwords like artificial intelligence and machine learning were common. So when the field really started expanding around 2010, Madsen, who works near Portland, Ore., began receiving requests from […]


Education Tech

Why is data science so hot right now?

March 20, 2017

Via: eCampus News

The rising cost of college tuition against the backdrop of a challenging job market brings new meaning to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Once a question of endearment for the young and imaginative, […]


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U. Illinois launches “computer science in data science” degree

March 31, 2016

Via: eCampus News

Coursera and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have partnered on a professional data science master’s degree. The University of Illinois will open access to its data science curriculum at a fraction of the cost of a traditional on-campus or […]