With data touching all aspects of our lives today, how can we look beyond traditional approaches to data science education to build capacity as broadly and inclusively as possible? Leaders in data science education discussed “Alternative Avenues for Development of Data Science Education Capacity” on Friday, September 22nd, in a panel convened by the South Big Data Hub, part of their “Keeping Data Science Broad: Bridging the Data Divide” series.
Among them was Stephen Uzzo, Chief Scientist at New York Hall of Science and leader of the Northeast Big Data Hub’s Big Data Literacy Priority Area. Uzzo highlighted progress to date by the Big Data Literacy working group, whose work is oriented toward developing a set of essential concepts and core ideas that are fundamental to Big Data literacy.
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