Data Science & Privacy – Who’s Making Money off My Data?

Learn how data is used to shape the way we shop, eat, watch, listen and learn. Then come up with ideas to imagine the ways that we can use data to help solve all kinds of problems from the personal to the global.

Data is the lifeblood of the internet and of the modern economy, driving everything from business to health care. Students in this course will learn about how data is collected (as well as how it can be protected) and the ways in which it is used to shape:

  • Our shopping experiences
  • Business decisions
  • Social networks
  • Criminal investigations
  • Sports
  • The internet of things

They will examine not only how data is used today but also be asked to imagine the future possibilities offered by the intersection of data and connectivity.

  • Computer Science + AI
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 13-18
SKU: SPCAI1c Category: Tag:

$99 USD

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Data Science & Privacy – Who’s Making Money off My Data?

Learn how data is used to shape the way we shop, eat, watch, listen and learn. Then come up with ideas to imagine the ways that we can use data to help solve all kinds of problems from the personal to the global.

Data is the lifeblood of the internet and of the modern economy, driving everything from business to health care. Students in this course will learn about how data is collected (as well as how it can be protected) and the ways in which it is used to shape:

  • Our shopping experiences
  • Business decisions
  • Social networks
  • Criminal investigations
  • Sports
  • The internet of things

They will examine not only how data is used today but also be asked to imagine the future possibilities offered by the intersection of data and connectivity.

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  • Computer Science + AI
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 13-18
SKU: SPCAI1c Category: Tag:

$99 USD

Description

Learn how data is used to shape the way we shop, eat, watch, listen and learn. Then come up with ideas to imagine the ways that we can use data to help solve all kinds of problems from the personal to the global.

Data is the lifeblood of the internet and of the modern economy, driving everything from business to health care. Students in this course will learn about how data is collected (as well as how it can be protected) and the ways in which it is used to shape:

  • Our shopping experiences
  • Business decisions
  • Social networks
  • Criminal investigations
  • Sports
  • The internet of things

They will examine not only how data is used today but also be asked to imagine the future possibilities offered by the intersection of data and connectivity.

This is a Digital Media Academy self-paced learning experience, designed to build foundational knowledge and skills through hands-on, project-based activities and interactive online excercises.

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • Identify several ways in which the technology they use every day collects and uses data
  • Envision ways in which data collection and use can be used to help solve problems for individuals and groups
  • Make more informed and meaningful decisions about how much personal data they want to share

Course content

Unit 1 – What Is My Data and Who Wants It?
Lesson 1: Identify the Data Quiz
Lesson 2: Data and You
Lesson 3: Privacy or Transparency?

Unit 2 – Who Makes Money From Data?
Lesson 4: Who’s That For? Quiz
Lesson 5: Privacy and Data
Lesson 6: Does Privacy Really Matter?

Unit 3 – Amazing Data
Lesson 7: Another Side to the Data Story
Lesson 8: Smart Cities and Smart Schools
Lesson 9: Smart City Case Studies
Lesson 10: Smart Cities, Smart or Not?

Unit 4 – Be a Data Scientist
Lesson 11: Analyzing Data Sets
Lesson 12: Recognizing and Defining the Problem
Lesson 13: Research

  • Computer or tablet with internet access
  • Pens, pencils

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