TRNS010-21SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2021 start

Digital Data: An exploration of the use and pervasiveness of data in a digitised society

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 4 January 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 February 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 10 January 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 January 2021

Description

In this course, students will learn what data is and how it is used. It covers what it means for information to be stored, transferred, interpreted and processed by machines. It considers data critically as it makes preliminary exploration of how data is collected through devices and applications, to inform business decisions, government priorities, and scientific discoveries. Students learn to use and analyse data and to report and present their findings.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Programme Manager

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
4 Jan - 14 Feb
Computer Lab B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 15:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
4 Jan - 14 Feb
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 529
4 Jan - 14 Feb
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 Rehua 528
4 Jan - 14 Feb

Course Coordinator

Joshua Huisman

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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