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How To Gather And Clean Data From A Variety Of Sources?

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Gather And Clean Data From A Variety Of Sources

Johns Hopkins University is offering an online course called "Getting and Cleaning Data". This 4-week-long course will commence from 7th April, 2014. You can earn a verified certificate at the end of the course.

About the course:

Before you can work with data you have to get some. This course will cover the basic ways that data can be obtained. The course will cover obtaining data from the web, from APIs, from databases and from colleagues in various formats. It will also cover the basics of data cleaning and how to make data "tidy". Tidy data dramatically speed downstream data analysis tasks. The course will also cover the components of a complete data set including raw data, processing instructions, codebooks, and processed data. The course will cover the basics needed for collecting, cleaning, and sharing data.

Jeff Leek will be the course instructor.

The course will have a workload of 3-5 hours of work/week.

It will be taught in English and the subtitles will be available in English.

Click here, for further details and to register

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