By Carl W•
Apr 27, 2019
The course is easy to follow, well organized, and assumes very little background. It effectively demonstrates the power of Python in large data applications and provides insights and guidance on which tools are best used.
By Xi L•
Jan 10, 2020
I learned a good deal from the course. I am satisfied with the content of the course.
The problem I encountered with this course is on the grading of the final project. The format is by using peer-review. But you need to have 3-peers to review your submission. I submitted my 3 weeks ahead of the final deadline of submission but still it was not reviewed by 3 peers. So there was no score on my final project. That does not seem fair.
By Clarence E Y•
Aug 24, 2019
This course enables students to learn intermediate level skills in data wrangling, data exploration, and visualization. The final project requires selecting a topic of personal interest and constructing a complete project work flow. By doing this, areas of weakness in data wrangling, cleaning/QA, data exploration, and visualization may to uncovered and addressed. The result is to build greater skills and confidence.
By Mohd Z A•
Jun 30, 2019
Excellent to start your career in machine learning!!!
Aug 24, 2019
Great course for an absolute beginner!
By Zakir U S•
Jun 24, 2019
Over all a great course for beginner
By Tiago F•
Nov 11, 2019
Very Good to start learning Python
By Cambron T D•
May 22, 2019
Great first class in this series.
By Oriol P M•
Aug 12, 2019
Excellent and interesting course
By Hemanth C•
Apr 17, 2020
By J N B P•
May 29, 2020
A really good course to learn data preprocessing before implementing the machine learning module.
Feb 28, 2020
Pretty easy to start with, especially with a background in CS.
By Xuejie Z•
Jan 25, 2020
nice basic python course
By Sebastian S•
Jun 22, 2019
The positives: I liked the design of the final project, and how users were encouraged to 'get out there' and find some interesting open source data sets. The lectures were well structured with good narratives and good examples.
The negatives: I would have liked a bit more focus on actual visualization libraries like matplotlib and maybe seaborn. When covering the data types (date, string, boolean etc.), it might be worth adding an extra week or so were these things are done with the help of the standard library pandas. I feel like this is what people will end up doing anyway bc there are so little alternatives in python to do processing, so a course on data processing should ideally cover that library.
By Ioana B•
Oct 11, 2019
The information learned in this course is very useful, for a beginner in data science. It is a very good introduction in working with python, extracting data-sets, defining features and plotting graphics.
What I didn't like at all is the engagement. Finishing the course was not satisfactory at all for me - even if I submitted my project on time, I didn't receive 3 reviews and I found the grading system very subjective. Knowing this, I would think twice about paying for this experience - what I learned can be found in free tutorials too, and only for the interaction with other users I don't think it is worth the price.
By Luciano G D•
May 08, 2020
I have to say this is a great course. I should rate like 5 stars. But the coursera way to assess the final projects is not correct. Your final score can't be decreased if you don't have any feedback about the reason. This is not a fair scoring system.
By Jonas J T•
Aug 23, 2019
Quick intro to data processing. More material on numpy and pandas would have been nice. Im still trying to figure out why the specialization mentions "Design Thinking". At least in this course...not a single design thinking concept was mentioned.
By Kotronis A•
Nov 30, 2019
very subjective assignments
By Paul E J•
Jul 03, 2019
This is not a Python introduction, but the authors approach it as if it were. Even the most basic data scientist will not calculate averages in the way described here. We'd use pandas or similar to get not just means, but other summary stats as well. For a Python course, I could understand doing it the way shown here. But not for data science.
By Luiz V K M•
Apr 04, 2020
it's not a intermediate level course, it's a really basic one
By Davide C•
Jun 18, 2019
The test scripts make no sense.
By Lucas O•
May 15, 2020
No clear instruction on how to download datasets. If we can't download the dataset, how are we suppose to proceed with the class.