Johns Hopkins University

A Crash Course in Data Science

This course is part of Executive Data Science Specialization

Taught in English

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Jeff Leek, PhD
Brian Caffo, PhD
Roger D. Peng, PhD

Instructors: Jeff Leek, PhD

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No prior experience required
7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Describe Data Science’s role in various contexts

  • Understand how Statistics and Machine Learning affect Data Science

  • Use the key terms used by data scientist

  • Predict whether a Data Science project will be successful

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9 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
7 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There is 1 module in this course

This one-module course constitutes the first "week" of the Executive Data Science Specialization. This is an intensive introduction to what you need to know about data science itself. You'll learn important terminology and how successful organizations use data science.

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11 videos8 readings9 quizzes

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Jeff Leek, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
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