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Data to Insight: An Introduction to Data Analysis

University Of Auckland via FutureLearn

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  • Provider FutureLearn
  • Subject Data Analysis
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Start Date
  • Duration 8 weeks long

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Overview

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Organisations everywhere want to exploit data to predict behaviours and extract valuable real-world insights; speaking of big data, data science, business intelligence, analytics, and data mining. You will focus on data exploration and discovery, learning what to look for in data, its limitations and avoiding being misled. Our visualisations will help you gain skills quickly, and introduce you to the big ideas that will help you to start understanding our world through data. We want to give you the confidence to dive into data using computer software and to start thinking like a statistician.

This course is suited to those new to these areas and those wanting a reminder and fresh perspectives. You will need to be comfortable thinking in terms of percentages, have a level of comfort with using computers.

We use free software. Parallel threads enable you to choose between using online software that requires only an internet connection and browser, installed “point-and-click” software, or learning to code in R.

Taught by

Chris Wild

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Good course. Well structured, paced and suitable for beginners. Main drawback is that it does not teach any proficiency in the actual programming of R.
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