Dec 03, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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CAS 5700 - Data and Knowledge


This course introduces students to the theory and practice of data-informed knowledge. It focuses on the challenges and rewards of learning from data. Research problems are drawn from publicly available datasets and students analyze data by way of hands-on computer programming. Clear communication of findings is emphasized throughout the course.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to report data-informed findings to a general audience
  • Students will be able to discuss the Value of, and Limitations on, Data-informed Knowledge
  • Students will be able to apply statistical thinking to a substantive area of interest
  • Students will be able to write mathematical operations in an open-source computer language
  • Students will be able to describe data by way of numbers, words, and graphics



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