November 27, 2019 | 10:30 am 5:00 pm
Glasgow Clyde College, Langside Campus, Glasgow

‘An Introduction to Data Science’ 

Speakers: Kasim Terzic, Lecturer, School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews and Adam Sroka, Business Director, Incremental.

Demonstration 1 : From colleagues at the University of Edinburgh who will be demonstrating their Noteable Service which is built on Jupyter Notebooks with customised VLE integration.

Demonstration 2: From Dr Nikos Ntarmos, Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science at the University of Glasgow. Dr Ntarmos will be demonstrating the functionality of the Apache tools.

Date and time: Wednesday 27th November at 10:30 – 17:00

Location: Glasgow Clyde College, Langside Campus, 50 Prospecthill Road, Glasgow, G42 9LB. 

Audience:   College lecturers

What this will cover

This introductory session will:

  • outline what Data Science is, share delivery methods from our universities, outline the opportunities and challenges of teaching the subject, highlight the tools and libraries available and introduce resources which could be used by lecturers;
  • include input from industry illustrating their practice in this area and outlining the skills they are looking for in data analysts;
  • include demonstrations of some of the tools that can be used by lecturers and
  • provide opportunities to network with industry and lecturers from other colleges and discuss your approaches in this area of curriculum provision.

To register your interest for this event, please email lesley.broadwood@scotlandis.com.