This free online course will help you to use data science to deliver better outcomes for your students.
Each week will focus on a different aspect of data. You will identify sources and interpret them, determine their implications and establish actions for improvement.
Week 1 – Improvement Science
We will consider:
different sources and types of data;
ways to improve student outcomes;
improvement processes in your own context and professional experience;
and real-world examples of improving student outcomes.
Week 2 – Findings
We will discuss:
how to present and evaluate data effectively;
the difference between data and findings;
the role of ethics in data handling and sharing;
and the relationship required between data, findings and actions, to achieve continuous improvement.
Week 3 – Actions
We will explore:
different indicators for measuring improvement;
how to collect sample data and select the appropriate indicator;
and how to present indicators and actions to your students.