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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

These are the series of webinars on undergraduate data science education. This webinar series is part of an input-gathering initiative for a National Academies study on Envisioning the Data Science Discipline: The Undergraduate Perspective.

Building Data Acumen Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss key components that should be included in data science curriculum, how to best teach students to make good judgements about data, and how data acumen can be evaluated.

Incorporating Real-World Applications Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss how partnerships between industry and educational programs could be encouraged, whether a focus on real problems could attract a more diverse cadre of data science students, and how to help students gain access to real-world data sets.

Faculty Training and Curriculum Development Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss what types of faculty training would be beneficial, how to encourage faculty development in data science, and how to build data science programs with the flexibility needed to respond to changes in the field and encourage diverse participation.

Communication Skills and Teamwork Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss best practices for fostering collaboration between departments, opportunities for new data science education initiatives, and how organizational structures could be restructured to encourage data science collaboration.

Inter-Departmental Collaboration and Institutional Organization Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss best practices for fostering collaboration between departments, opportunities for new data science education initiatives, and how organizational structures could be restructured to encourage data science collaboration.

Ethics Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss how ethical considerations can best be incorporated throughout data science curricula and how students can be taught to make ethical decisions throughout the problem-solving process.

Assessment and Evaluation for Data Science Programs Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss existing evaluation processes, best practices for assessing data science programs, and whether there are standard evaluation approaches that can be adopted across programs.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Increasing Participation Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss how to broaden participation, diversity, and inclusion in data science programs and strategies for recruiting and retaining diverse data science students.

Two-Year Colleges and Institutional Partnerships Webinar Recording Slides

During this webinar, invited speakers will discuss how to facilitate partnerships between 2-year and 4-year institutions and what aspects of data science are appropriate and feasible to develop at 2-year institutions.