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Addressing Open Challenges in Data Science Education

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
Stephanie Hicks, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Statistics Seminar
Zoom*

*To join this seminar, attendees will need to request Zoom connection details from headsec [at] stat.ubc.ca.

Post-seminar Q&A: Graduate students are invited to stay after the seminar for a Q&A session with the speaker (~12pm–12:30pm).

Abstract: In this talk, I will given an overview of the Johns Hopkins Data Science Lab: who we are, what are our goals, and the types of projects we are working on to make data science accessible world-wide. Then, I will discuss projects that I have focused on related to data science education, including developing the Open Case Studies educational resource that educators can use in the classroom to teach students how to effectively derive knowledge from data derived from real-world challenges.