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Learner Reviews & Feedback for A Crash Course in Data Science by Johns Hopkins University

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About the Course

By now you have definitely heard about data science and big data. In this one-week class, we will provide a crash course in what these terms mean and how they play a role in successful organizations. This class is for anyone who wants to learn what all the data science action is about, including those who will eventually need to manage data scientists. The goal is to get you up to speed as quickly as possible on data science without all the fluff. We've designed this course to be as convenient as possible without sacrificing any of the essentials. This is a focused course designed to rapidly get you up to speed on the field of data science. Our goal was to make this as convenient as possible for you without sacrificing any essential content. We've left the technical information aside so that you can focus on managing your team and moving it forward. After completing this course you will know. 1. How to describe the role data science plays in various contexts 2. How statistics, machine learning, and software engineering play a role in data science 3. How to describe the structure of a data science project 4. Know the key terms and tools used by data scientists 5. How to identify a successful and an unsuccessful data science project 3. The role of a data science manager Course cover image by r2hox. Creative Commons BY-SA: https://flic.kr/p/gdMuhT...
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Basic course
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Well taught
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Top reviews

SJ
Sep 9, 2017

This is a great starter course for data science. My learning assessment is usually how well I can teach it to someone else. I know I have a better understanding now, than I did when I started.

MD
Aug 27, 2016

Is really hard to summarize the potential of Data Science and being clear, but I think that the instructors have done their best, so that we can achieve the most from the Course.\n\nGreat Job!

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By Cornelius L

Jun 11, 2018

Quick and easy-to-grasp update or intro Data Science from a general and practical perspective

By ANNE G S

Feb 24, 2019

Very interesting first course in this track. I learned a lot and am looking forward to more.

By Allen J M A

Aug 9, 2017

Excellent course but needs more materials for further reading and exercises for application.

By Abhinav D

Oct 22, 2016

Course was really informative and provided a great hawk eyed view of the data science field.

By Hyun D P

May 11, 2020

learned a lot of useful information and knowledge abut data analysis and these will be usef

By Harshini N

Jul 7, 2018

Was a very good short course on Data Science. Was organised well and the quizzes were good.

By kevin s

Sep 26, 2017

Provided an excellent platform to understand the topic to begin course work in the subject.

By jackie c

Aug 26, 2017

course is easy to understand. a good first step in understanding the world of data science.

By Martin M

Apr 9, 2020

I enjoyed the candid presentation style and look forward to continuing to the next course!

By Raj R

Dec 17, 2018

Excellent course coverage and helpful to understand the difference between hype and value.

By Edita G

Nov 6, 2020

Great "crash" course, but I will be looking for deeper knowledge in data science subject.

By Milan K

Aug 20, 2019

Extremely Useful grounding for someone starting out in Data Science in a management role.

By Daniel M M

Aug 12, 2017

Very helpful in getting the big picture of what a Data Science Project mean and involves.

By Kim C

May 25, 2017

Very good introduction course. It had just enough information without being overwhelming.

By Bruno C

Oct 7, 2015

Good for introduction, start kind of 4 stars but get way better with the further lectures

By Anish M

Sep 17, 2015

Offered me a great refresher on the basics, in a very short period of time. Great course!

By Louai H H

Jul 12, 2020

Amazing course with fortune of content and knowledge.

Thanks a lot for the 3 professors.

By Ajay K

Apr 21, 2020

this course help you to know about the basics of data science in a very effective manner

By Angel R

Oct 19, 2019

Exceptional content, and great video presentations...even for a seasoned data scientist.

By Bruno H G

Jul 29, 2019

Cover all we need, but the course is not total updated, it was developed few years ago.

By Victor B

Dec 19, 2018

A very well designed course to begin the journey of (not-hyped) data science. Thank you!

By Allie L

Dec 7, 2015

Good overview of Data Science - peaks interest but doesn't go into depth of any subjects

By Siddesh S

Jun 22, 2020

Nice course for the beginners to start with and gain confidence to learn more and more.

By Daniel R D

Aug 6, 2019

Learned the basics of what data science is in a more understandable and structured way.

By Vimukthini P

Jul 14, 2017

It's a great course which is worth the commitment. Hope I will get my certificate soon.