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Data Analysis and Interpretation

Wesleyan University via Coursera Specialization

Overview

Learn SAS or Python programming, expand your knowledge of analytical methods and applications, and conduct original research to inform complex decisions. The Data Analysis and Interpretation Specialization takes you from data novice to data expert in just four project-based courses. You will apply basic data science tools, including data management and visualization, modeling, and machine learning using your choice of either SAS or Python, including pandas and Scikit-learn. Throughout the Specialization, you will analyze a research question of your choice and summarize your insights. In the Capstone Project, you will use real data to address an important issue in society, and report your findings in a professional-quality report. You will have the opportunity to work with our industry partners, DRIVENDATA and The Connection. Help DRIVENDATA solve some of the world's biggest social challenges by joining one of their competitions, or help The Connection better understand recidivism risk for people on parole in substance use treatment. Regular feedback from peers will provide you a chance to reshape your question. This Specialization is designed to help you whether you are considering a career in data, work in a context where supervisors are looking to you for data insights, or you just have some burning questions you want to explore. No prior experience is required. By the end you will have mastered statistical methods to conduct original research to inform complex decisions.

Syllabus

Course 1: Data Management and Visualization
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Course 2: Data Analysis Tools
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Course 3: Regression Modeling in Practice
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Course 4: Machine Learning for Data Analysis
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Course 5: Data Analysis and Interpretation Capstone
- Offered by Wesleyan University. The Capstone project will allow you to continue to apply and refine the data analytic techniques learned ... Enroll for free.

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Jen Rose and Lisa Dierker

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