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  • Data Analysts

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    Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

    Flexible deadlines

    Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

    Approx. 10 hours to complete

    Suggested: 2 hours/week...

    English

    Subtitles: English, German

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    4 hours to complete

    Module 1. Identify Your Data and Research Question

    5 videos (Total 17 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
    5 videos
    Overview of Each Module and Assignments3m
    Your Capstone Project3m
    Writing Your Report: Title and Introduction5m
    Writing Your Report: What to Avoid2m
    9 readings
    Read Me First10m
    Industry Partner: DRIVENDATA10m
    Industry Partner: The Connection10m
    About the Assignments10m
    Data Sets and Codebooks10m
    Creating a Final Report10m
    SAS and python code for sample final report10m
    SAS Data Sets10m
    Sample Final Report Data Set10m
    Week
    2
    2 hours to complete

    Module 2. Data Management

    1 video (Total 8 min), 1 quiz
    Week
    3
    2 hours to complete

    Module 3. Exploratory Data Analysis

    1 video (Total 9 min), 1 quiz
    Week
    4
    2 hours to complete

    Complete Your Final Report

    1 video (Total 6 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
    1 reading
    Final Assignment Grading Rubric10m
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    Top reviews from Data Analysis and Interpretation Capstone

    By YSJun 5th 2016

    Great capstone course.\n\nThe instructor was always available for help and guidance throughout the course; she also held many Q&A live video conferences.\n\nI highly recommend taking the course.

    By NOJun 19th 2017

    Data Analysis and Interpretation Specialization is one of best courses on Coursera.

    Instructors

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    Jen Rose

    Research Professor
    Psychology
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    Lisa Dierker

    Professor
    Psychology

    About Wesleyan University

    At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit. ...

    About the Data Analysis and Interpretation Specialization

    Learn SAS or Python programming, expand your knowledge of analytical methods and applications, and conduct original research to inform complex decisions. The Data Analysis and Interpretation Specialization takes you from data novice to data expert in just four project-based courses. You will apply basic data science tools, including data management and visualization, modeling, and machine learning using your choice of either SAS or Python, including pandas and Scikit-learn. Throughout the Specialization, you will analyze a research question of your choice and summarize your insights. In the Capstone Project, you will use real data to address an important issue in society, and report your findings in a professional-quality report. You will have the opportunity to work with our industry partners, DRIVENDATA and The Connection. Help DRIVENDATA solve some of the world's biggest social challenges by joining one of their competitions, or help The Connection better understand recidivism risk for people on parole in substance use treatment. Regular feedback from peers will provide you a chance to reshape your question. This Specialization is designed to help you whether you are considering a career in data, work in a context where supervisors are looking to you for data insights, or you just have some burning questions you want to explore. No prior experience is required. By the end you will have mastered statistical methods to conduct original research to inform complex decisions....
    Data Analysis and Interpretation

    Frequently Asked Questions

    • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

    • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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