Version Control

The instructor has published 100% of this course.

This course includes 2 attempts.

This is the fourth class in the Chromebook Data Science series. 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. It would be helpful to have already taken our Introduction and Organizing Data Science Projects courses. We guide you through the rest!


Learning objectives

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Use version control to keep track of your files
  • Use git and GitHub to version control your files
  • Contribute to other people's projects through pull requests on GitHub
  • Set up a version controlled data science project on GitHub.

Things you need to do this course

This course is designed for people with no background with Chromebooks. It would be helpful if you had already taken our Introduction and Organizing Data Science Projects courses. This should be a great introduction to version control for high-school students or people looking for a career change into the tech industry. The only requirements are:

  • A Chromebook computer
  • 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.