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Big-Data Analysis and Visualization as Research Methods for a Large-Scale Undergraduate Research Program at a Research University EPub

Keywords: big data course-based undergraduate research data science early undergraduate research research methods CURE data analytics first-year students


Author: Patrick J. Killion, Ian B. Page, Victoria Yu
Institution: University of Maryland-College Park
Issue and Volume: SPUR summer 2019, vol 2, no 4

Description: EPub version. U of Maryland-College Park began the First-Year Innovation & Research Experience in 2014 to provide authentic faculty-led research experiences, mentorship, and accelerated opportunity for first-year students from a range of academic backgrounds. The course learning outcomes empower students to find, read, and understand primary literature; perform literature reviews; define and execute a research project with a focus on data analytics and visualization; and collaborate within teams