Loading...

Course Description

Before any analysis is possible, relevant data sources must be found and accessed.  This class overviews common data sources including relational databases, non-relational data stores, and web-based data sources complete with hands-on examples.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

 

  • Understand the pros and cons of the various types of databases
  • Access data from web-based APIs
  • Query both relational and non-relational data stores

 

 

Notes

Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Data Science in order to register for this course.

Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.

Course Prerequisites

Course prerequisites include:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Completion of at least two college-level math courses (e.g. statistics, calculus, etc.)
  • Successful completion of Software Engineering for Data (XBUS-501)
  • Basic familiarity with programming or a programming language
  • A laptop for class meetings and coursework

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Loading...

Enroll Now - Select a section to enroll in

Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 20, 2021 to Mar 27, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $833.00 Click here to get more information
Instructors
Section Notes

Welcome to the Flex Learning Experience - Real-time learning using live Zoom video conferencing— mirroring a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, - engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.

  • Dynamic exploration of topics, ideas and concepts with the instructor and students in the class
  • Interact regularly and frequently with your instructors and other students
  • Comparable level of accountability and engagement as classroom attendance
  • Lectures, discussions, and presentations occur at a specific hour
  • Face-to-face discussion, individual guidance, speed and immediacy to synchronous online learning
  • Immediate feedback - encouraging quick feedback on ideas, and support consensus and decision making
  • Pacing - encouraging students to keep up-to-date and provide a discipline to learning
  • Spontaneity - making it easy to add new ideas to the conversation, brainstorming or decision making
  • Familiarity - simulating a more traditional face-to-face environment
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 19, 2021 to Jun 26, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $833.00 Click here to get more information
Instructors
Section Notes

Welcome to the Flex Learning Experience - Real-time learning using live Zoom video conferencing— mirroring a more traditional classroom with regular interaction, - engaging activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts.

  • Dynamic exploration of topics, ideas and concepts with the instructor and students in the class
  • Interact regularly and frequently with your instructors and other students
  • Comparable level of accountability and engagement as classroom attendance
  • Lectures, discussions, and presentations occur at a specific hour
  • Face-to-face discussion, individual guidance, speed and immediacy to synchronous online learning
  • Immediate feedback - encouraging quick feedback on ideas, and support consensus and decision making
  • Pacing - encouraging students to keep up-to-date and provide a discipline to learning
  • Spontaneity - making it easy to add new ideas to the conversation, brainstorming or decision making
  • Familiarity - simulating a more traditional face-to-face environment
Required fields are indicated by .