Data fundamentals

One of the biggest challenges in getting started with data is finding the right place to start. That’s why in this course, we’ll explore the most fundamental aspects of data and how to work with it, without ever having to employ a data tool. The best part is, we’ll do it together in just ten days!

This course will help you gain a deep understanding of the world of data. We’ll start with context, where you’ll learn about popular data professions, tools, and processes. Next, you’ll learn how to take on the most critical undertakings with data through real-world examples. Finally, we’ll reveal our most prized best practices for sharing data insights.

Are you ready for your orientation to data?

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   Teachers: Colby Schrauth and Serge LeBlanc

 

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Course plan

Lesson 1. Data 101
Lesson 2. Data Professions
Lesson 3. Data Tools
Lesson 4. Data Files, Formats, and Types
Lesson 5. Clean and Organize Data
Lesson 6. Joining Data Together
Lesson 7. Sort, Filter, and Segment Data
Lesson 8. Central Tendency
Lesson 9. Growth and Normalization
Lesson 10. Storytelling with Data
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Format

Starting tomorrow, you will receive a new lesson straight to your inbox every morning for 10 days. Lessons take just 5 minutes to read, and each course is followed by fun, knowledge-testing quiz.

 

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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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