Introduction to Cloud-Based Data Science (The Course)
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Introduction to Cloud-Based Data Science

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Course Info

This course includes 2 attempts.

Description

Data science is one of the most exciting and fastest growing careers in the world. The goal of this series is to help people with no background and limited resources transition into data science. The only pre-requisites are a computer with a web browser and the ability to type and follow instructions. We guide you through the rest!

Learning objectives

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Define the field of data science and the goals of this class and program
  • Create the relevant accounts for performing data science in the cloud.
  • Use cloud-based tools to complete your first data science project.

Things you need to do this course

This course is designed for people with no background in data science and so is a great introduction for high-school students or people looking for a career change into the tech industry. The only requirements are:

  • A computer with a web browser and internet connection
  • The ability to type and follow instructions.

How you will be graded

The course has a series of short quizzes, one for each chapter. You will get two attempts at each quiz and your best score for each quiz will count toward your final score. If you receive more than 70% of the points across all quizzes you will pass. If you receive more than 90% of the points across all quizzes you will pass with honors. You get two attempts at the class with each class purchase.

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Course Material

  • Welcome to Cloud-Based Data Science
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    Welcome to Data Science quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Program Philosophy
  • Why Automated Videos
  • The Data Science Process
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    The Data Science Process quiz2 attempts allowed
  • How To Learn
  • Finding Help
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    Finding Help quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Account Setup
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    Accounts Setup quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Google Account Setup
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    Google Account quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Other Accounts Setup
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    Other Accounts quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Your first data science project
  • Google Sheets
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    Google Sheets quiz2 attempts allowed
  • RStudio Cloud
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    RStudio Cloud quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Google Docs
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    Google Docs quiz2 attempts allowed
  • Google Slides
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    Google Slides quiz2 attempts allowed

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