January 23, 2022

Making Sense of Data: A New Self-Paced Online Class From Google Begins in March

Google’s “Making Sense of Data” self-paced class is scheduled to run from March 18 – April 4, 2014 and students . There is no charge to register and participate.

Googler’s Amit Deutsch and Joe Hellerstein will introduce students to Fusion Tables.

What’s Required? From the FAQ:

  • Internet Accessible Computer
  • A Google Account
  • “Basic familiarity with spreadsheets and comfort using a web browser is recommended.”
  • “Knowledge of statistics and experience with programming are not required.”
  • Prior knowledge of Fusion Tables is not a requirement

and should take 10-15 hours to complete.

Key Dates

  • March 18: All units available

  • March 28: Final project & assessment available

  • April 4: Submission deadline for course project

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.