Course Detail: DSPS102 - DATA SCIENCE AND THE POWER OF STATISTICS: Live Online Synchronous Class (Middle School)

As we move into the twenty-first century, the need for statistics and data science experience is rapidly growing. Develop the ability to mine, manipulate and visualize data. Learn how to extract data from websites such as Wikipedia, GitHub and other data science websites.

Have fun learning to use R, the premier statistical programming language used in many industries such as finance, healthcare, and social media. Learn different ways of data management within R using top tier techniques.

Explore 3 high interest, youth centric, data sets to answer any number of questions. Who is the greatest basketball player of all time? How many gamers are there in the US and what are the most popular games? What impact does social media have on culture?

Data sets

  • Lebron James, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant
  • Gaming in US
  • Social Media

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Open to all levels of skill and experience.

This class is offered online with a live instructor in a synchronous format. Students will need a computer and be able to download R and R Studio on to their machines.  Here is a link to help make downloading R and R Studio easy!  How to download R and R Studio

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Course Resources
Waiver - Release of Liability (PDF) 2020 (PDF Document)
Waiver - Release of Liability 18 and Over (PDF) 2020 (PDF Document)
Waiver - Photo and Video (PDF) 2020 (PDF Document)

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