Computer Science Education
Free Class Teaches Python Data Wrangling
- By Dian Schaffhauser
who have some familiarity with Python can attend a free four-day
course in July on the use of data manipulation with Python. The "Data
Wrangling with Python Bootcamp"
is being taught by an instructor from Data
a company that does corporate data science training, and hosted by
which maintains a learning platform.
class runs for July 20-23 between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Eastern time.
Sessions will be recorded and available on demand. Coverage will
enable students to identify what data science is and why it's
important, how to program proficiently in Python, do data mining in
Python and NumPy and automate data cleaning and processing.
should be familiar with Python programming, particularly the use of
variables, main data types and data structures, control flow
structures, conditional statements, "for" loops and list
comprehensions and "while" loops and break/continue
partnering with Skillsoft, we are collectively breaking down barriers
in data science education and democratizing acquisition of these
increasingly essential skills," said Merav Yuravlivker, CEO of
Data Society, in a statement. "We've crafted
Skillsoft's...Python bootcamp to ensure that learners receive a
highly interactive experience and ample opportunities to apply
practical programming skills that are foundational for data
scientists to explore and analyze data."
is available on
the Skillsoft website.
Dian Schaffhauser is a senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning. She can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @schaffhauser.