Open Data as a Teaching and Learning Resource: A Panel Discussion with Open Data Faculty Champions Oct 20, 2016, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm



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Assistant Professor Jaime Booth will be participating in the Open Data as a Teaching and Learning Resource: A Panel Discussion with Open Data Faculty Champions panel tonight. Details below:

When: Thursday, October 20 – 5:00-6:30pm

Where: Danforth Conference Room, Cohon University Center, CMU

Description:

This panel pulls together faculty from Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and the University of Pittsburgh for a discussion about the opportunities that open data offer to teaching and learning in higher education. While there is widespread recognition of the value of shared data to research activity, this session aims to contribute to our understanding of benefits in the classroom. Panelists will describe their uses of open data in teaching and the associated learning objectives, their perspectives on the potential of open data to education and student learning, and their reflections on challenges, student experiences, and lessons learned about embedding open data in teaching.

 

Moderator:

Bob Gradeck, Project Manager, Western PA Regional Data Center

Panelists:

Dr. Gibbs Kanyongo, Director, M.S. ED in Educational Studies & Associate Professor of Educational Statistics & Research, Duquesne University

Jaime Booth, Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh

Christopher Warren, Associate Professor of English, Carnegie Mellon University

Rebecca Nugent, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Teaching Faculty, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University

More details online.

Location Information

Location: Danforth Conference Room, Cohon University Center, CMU