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Sunday, April 17 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Couture Curricula - BD2K Data Science Tailored to Your Needs LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Data science - studying the creation, use, and sharing of data in research - plays a role in many professional activities. Librarians, researchers, students, and publishers alike are looking to leverage new data science techniques and technologies in a wide variety of contexts.

To address the growing need for flexible and effective data science education in diverse settings, we have assembled a set of 32 Open Educational Resource (OER) data science modules. To help people realize the potential of big data, we aim to provide flexible training modules that cover the major topics in data science that include problem description, data set discovery, preparation and creation of data sets, implementation of analytic techniques, ethics, and effective communication. The OER modules include a diverse set of learning materials, including slide decks, video tutorials, interactive exercises, and recommended readings and resources.

This workshop will enable participants to chart their own course through the 32 modules and to effectively use the OERs for their own discipline and organization. Hands on development activities will engage participants through the identification of their audience, defining their learning objectives, mapping the OER curricula, and customizing the curricula for their specific use scenario.

Speakers
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William Hersh

Professor and Chair, Oregon Health & Science U
Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology, Oregon Health & Science University
avatar for Shannon McWeeney

Shannon McWeeney

Head, Division of Bioinformatics & Computational Biology, OHSU
"To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Bjorn Pederson

Instructional Designer, Oregon Health and Science University
Bjorn Pederson is an Instructional Designer and comes with a backgorund of providing online workforce development materials for Direct Support Professionals, as well as working on and developing technology skills for pre-service teachers. Much of his work is centered around facilitating and affording meaningful online learning experiences.
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Jackie Wirz

Biomedical Research Specialist, Oregon Health & Science University
Jackie Wirz directs the Professional Development Center and Graduate Student Affairs at Oregon Health & Science University, in addition to her appointment as the Research Data Ninja and Assistant Professor at the Oregon Health & Science Library. She earned her Ph.D. from Oregon Health & Science University in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and has a B.S. from Oregon State University in Biochemistry & Biophysics. Her... Read More →



Sunday April 17, 2016 1:30pm - 3:30pm
2S060 (Pharmacy Lecture Hall) - 75 seats OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences Building

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