May 7, 2021 • 20M

Increasing Accessibility to Data Science Education (feat. Mine Dogucu)

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In the fifth episode of the Data Science Education Podcast, Mine Dogucu discusses her experiences as an Assistant Professor at UC Irvine, where an introductory Data Science course was recently started. Dr. Dogucu also elaborates on her unique perspective on increasing accessibility to the field of Data Science, specifically through High School outreach and curriculum development.

Mine Dogucu is an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Statistics at University of California Irvine. Her work focuses on modern pedagogical approaches in the statistics curriculum, making data science education accessible, and undergraduate Bayesian education. She is the co-author of the upcoming book Bayes Rules! An Introduction to Bayesian Modeling with R. She co-chairs the Undergraduate Statistics Project Competition and the Electronic Undergraduate Statistics Research Conference (USPROC+eUSR). She shares her thoughts about data science education on her Data Pedagogy blog.

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