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Do You Need an Advanced Degree in Data Science, Big Data?

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by Angela Guess Daniel Gutierrez recently wrote for Inside Big Data, “As the big data industry continues its incredible upward trajectory, a veritable flood of enlistees are wondering how they can get the training and education necessary to take a foothold in this exciting field. Many are coming in laterally from loosely affiliated areas such…

Making Progress On MOOCs

by Jennifer Zaino As the school year gets into full swing, folks might be starting to think about how MOOCs (massive online open courses) can help them on their own educational journeys – whether towards a degree or simply for growing their own knowledge for personal or career reasons. After a meteoric rise, MOOCs such…

Georgia Tech Embraces MOOC Model For MS In Computer Science

Now you can get a master’s degree in Computer Science from a prestigious university online. The New York Times has reported that the Georgia Institute of Technology is planning to offer the CS degree via the MOOC (massive open online course) model. According to the Georgia Tech MS Computer Science program of study website, students…

New Competition Lets You Vote For The MOOC You'd Like To See Produced

MOOCs (massive open online courses) are gaining greater ground. Earlier this year we looked at some semantics-related MOOCs of study from outfits like Coursera, edX and Udacity. Since then, news has gone around about some other MOOC opportunities (albeit not necessarily with semantic course offerings), such as MOOC2Degree, Canvas Network, CourseSites, Udemy and Thinkful. The Hasso…