National Academies report Data Science for Undergraduates: Opportunities and Options

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Course Material
  • Course on social network analysis, taught by anthropologist
  • InTeGrate Courses and Modules - these extensively reviewed materials engage students in understanding the earth system as it intertwines with key societal issues. They challenge students to address interdisciplinary problems, engage in geoscientific habits of mind, work with authentic geoscience data and develop system thinking. The collection is freely available and ready to be adapted by undergraduate educators across a range of courses including: general education or majors courses in Earth-focused disciplines such as geoscience or environmental science, social science, engineering, and other sciences, as well as courses for interdisciplinary programs.
  • Project EDDIE: Environmental Data-Driven Inquiry & Exploration provides a set of modules/activities that integrate environmental data into the classroom. Sister project, EDDIE Macrosystems, is also developing modules.
  • Pedagogies in Action offers more than 50 modules on the what, why, and how to teach with effective pedagogic methods, including some example activities. Example modules:
  • Direct Measurement Videos pairs short videos with classroom-ready activities into the introductory mechanics curriculum.

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