Data Literacy Accelerator starts meeting virtually and offers an engaging team-based environment harnessing Slack and Skype for engagement.
Description: The Accelerator covers applied data skills. It focuses on problem framing, applying data to problems, generating insights and turning insights into value, data ethics and privacy, data storytelling and visualization. Students must use a real work problem or a passion project when going through the Accelerator. Using a real-life problem ensures maximum learning.
The Accelerator utilizes Slack and Skype for an engaging environment. Cohort meets virtually on Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm Central for six weeks. Students also must meet weekly with their teams virtually. Expect to spend 10-12 hours per week on the Accelerator.