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The European Data Science Academy: Bridging the data science skills gap with Open Courseware

Mikroyannidis, Alexander, Domingue, John, Phethean, Christopher, Beeston, Gareth and Simperl, Elena (2017) The European Data Science Academy: Bridging the data science skills gap with Open Courseware At Open Education Global, Cape Town, South Africa. 08 - 10 Mar 2017. 10 pp.

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Abstract

As a global society, we are producing data at an incredible rate, fuelled by the increasing ubiquity of the Web, and stoked by social media, sensors, and mobile devices. However, as the amount of produced data continues to increase, so does the demand for practitioners who have the necessary skills to manage and manipulate this data. The European Data Science Academy (EDSA) is looking to bridge the data science skills gap by developing multimodal open courseware tailored to the real needs of data practitioners. The EDSA courseware is implemented as a combination of living learning materials and activities (eBook, online courses, webinars, face-to-face training), produced via a rigorous process and validated by the data science community through continuous feedback.

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Published date: March 2017
Venue - Dates: Open Education Global, Cape Town, South Africa, 2017-03-08 - 2017-03-10
Keywords: Data Science, Open Courseware, Open Educational Resources, Massive Open Online Courses
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronics & Computer Science

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Local EPrints ID: 410084
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/410084
PURE UUID: b0c96fd8-26c4-41fd-b5a8-13aabdaea07c
ORCID for Christopher Phethean: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-7697-6585
ORCID for Elena Simperl: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1722-947X

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Date deposited: 03 Jun 2017 04:02
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 13:35

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Author: Alexander Mikroyannidis
Author: John Domingue
Author: Gareth Beeston
Author: Elena Simperl ORCID iD

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