Data Science Foundations

When a butterfly flaps its wings what happens? Does it fly away and move on to another flower or is there a spike in the rotation of wind turbines in the British Isles. Learn data science today and enter a world where we work to create order out of chaos that will blow you away!

About this learning path

Want to learn Data Science? We recommend that you start with this learning path.

Dust off your lab-coat and stretch out your fingers and get ready for the journey of a lifetime that will have you see the everyday through a new lens. Looking at mundane events becomes interesting from the speed of your windshield wipers wiping off the rain to the rate of plant growth in ditches along highways under different conditions. As the study that leads into all things pertinent to humans in present, this path is a must for all who have even the slightest interest in this field.

This learning path currently consists of one course that introduces you to Data Science from a practitioner point of view, to courses that discuss topics such as data compilation, preparation and modeling throughout the life-cycle of data science from basic concepts and methodologies to advanced algorithms. It also discusses how to get some practical knowledge with open source tools.

Come along and start your journey to receiving the following badges: Data Science Foundations.

Courses

Introduction to Data Science

Effort: 3 Hours
Level: Beginner
Available in: English
About the course

Data Science is the hottest field of the century. Learn more about why data science, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are revolutionizing the way people do business and research around the world. In this course, we will meet some data science practitioners and we will get an overview of what data science is today.

Data Science Tools

Effort: 5 hours
Level: Beginner
Available in: English
About the course

Learn and try out the most popular data science tools like Jupyter Notebooks, RStudio IDE, Apache Zeppelin, OpenRefine, and more. Tools are available to use directly on the cloud at no charge.

Data Science Methodology

Effort: 5 Hours
Level: Beginner
Available in: English
About the course

Grab your lab coat, beakers, and pocket calculator ... wait what? Wrong path! Fast forward and get in line with emerging data science methodologies that are in use and are making waves or rather predicting and determining which wave is coming and which one has just passed.

Complete Data Science Foundations Learning path

Our learning paths are designed to build on the content learned in the first course and then build upon the concepts in courses that follow. We recommend that they are completed in the order outlined in this learning path to ensure you get the most out of your investment of time. If you like what you see here, come and discover other learning paths and browse our course catalog.
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