Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5905211 Data Science Principles with Applications on Educational Data 3.0 3
Description Data science is an emerging interdisciplinary field that explores how to produce or create the valuable information and knowledge from large, multi-typed, or unstructured data and provides effective feedbacks to many applications, including education. The related topics include data processing and computing, data storage, statistics and probability, linear algebra, and data analysis. This course introduces the rapidly growing field, discusses the state-of-art techniques, and provides students with the fundamental related knowledge as well as the ability to use software tools. The major phases on data manipulation- collection, preparation, analytics, and presentation, in data science will be discussed. The training of this course is toward equipping students with the general mindset and the ability to solve problems practically with the learned techniques on educational data with project groups. In addition, the students also need to practice the presentation for the findings and result