Data Science Disconnect!

Data Science Disconnect!

As we work to develop effective assessment of our BIOL 1107K students’ data analysis skills, it helps to be reminded that it’s not just relevant to our course outcome goals but to their futures as well. An Inside Higher Ed article summarizes a report from the Business-Higher Education Forum (you can download the original report here: Investing in America’s Data Science and Analytics Talent): “A shortage of job candidates with fluency in data science and analytics is among the nation’s most yawning of skills gaps, one requiring substantial changes by higher education institutions and employers alike.”

 

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