Jul 4th 2016

Data Science Orientation (edX)

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Get started on your Data Science journey. Learn what it takes to become a data scientist. This is the first stop in the Data Science curriculum from Microsoft. It will help you get started with the program, plan your learning schedule, and connect with fellow students and teaching assistants. Along the way, you’ll get an introduction to working with and exploring data using a variety of visualization, analytical, and statistical techniques.

What you'll learn:

- How the Microsoft Data Science curriculum works

- How to navigate the curriculum and plan your course schedule

- Basic data exploration and visualization techniques in Microsoft Excel

- Foundational statistics that can be used to analyze data