Strategies to help you more effectively teach yourself data science (with R)

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February 10, 2018

Strategies to help you more effectively teach yourself data science (with R)

Slides for Data Science Dallas IDEAS conference

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Jesse Maegan

February 10, 2018
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  1. Mind the gap: strategies to help you more effectively teach

    yourself data science (with R) Jesse Mostipak @kierisi Director, Data Systems & Analysis Teaching Trust
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  3. @kierisi How are we going to get here?

  4. What are the current major routes to becoming a data

    scientist? @kierisi I WANT TO BE a data scientist! I AM a data scientist!
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  6. Map your learning route @kierisi

  7. Map your learning route @kierisi Learning R Content Skills

  8. Map your learning route @kierisi Learning R Content Skills Know

    Want to know Know Want to know
  9. Map your learning route @kierisi 1.  THINK: brainstorm what you

    know and what you want to know when instructed, we’ll: 2.  PAIR: compare and contrast lists with your neighbor(s) when instructed, we’ll: 3.  SHARE: we will share findings with the larger group
  10. We know what we know We know what we want

    to know How are we going to get from what we know to what we want to know? @kierisi
  11. Find your community: learning in isolation is challenging, frustrating, and

    unnecessary @kierisi
  12. This is you: @kierisi

  13. This is you + your community: @kierisi

  14. Where to find the R community: @kierisi 1. TWITTER: #rstats hashtag

    2. www.community.rstudio.com 3. R for Data Science online learning community: https://tinyurl.com/r4ds-olc
  15. Thank you! @kierisi jesse.maegan@gmail.com