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SciComm Studio 005: Hashtag Science

October 11, 6:30pm to 9:00pm

More than half of all online users use social media to learn about breaking news. How can scientists and communicators tap the power of social media to cut through the clutter and tell their stories? As social media transforms the way the public consumes news, science communicators have an exciting opportunity to effectively and memorably spread their message.

Data Science & Management: Training, Services & Opportunities

September 22, 2:30pm to 3:20pm

New digital technology has led to exponential growth in the amount and complexity of data, from text to images to numerical data. This poses an incredible opportunity to push the envelope within and across scientific, engineering and social fields. In this workshop we will highlight best practices for data management, data science research, and training and services at UC Davis.

Sacramento Data Science Bootcamp

August 7, 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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This Data Science course will help you gain expertise in Machine Learning Algorithms like K-Means Clustering, Decision Trees, Random Forest, Naive Bayes using R. You'll learn the concepts of Statistics, Time Series, Text Mining and an introduction to Deep Learning. You'll solve real life case studies on Media, Healthcare, Social Media, Aviation, HR.

 

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STARTUP SERIES: The Minefield of the Modern Workplace

August 29, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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STARTUP SERIES: The Minefield of the Modern Workplace

Open workplans. Medical marijuana. Bathroom signs. FMLA. Bartering. Unlimited PTO. "Casual" workplaces and dress codes. Virtual employees. Nerf guns. Beer coolers... Are you properly navigating the Minefield of the Modern Workplace? Not knowing the law could cost you!

Join ABL's Galia Aharoni & Jacqueline Tate-Naghi to learn about recent changes in the law that affect you, your employees, & your business.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017.

San Francisco Intro to Python Programming (3 Sessions)

August 16, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Description

Python is a popular and powerful programming language that has long been a preferred backend tool in web development and is also quickly becoming the de-facto language of Data Science.

This workshop is a hands-on introduction to Python programming for absolute beginners, with a focus on programming fundamentals and how you can use code to solve real-world problems. In this class, we will also discuss Python's role in the Data Science workflow, and dive into how to use Python for basic data analysis.

Lightning Learning: Teaching Demos and Reflective Practice

September 13, 10:00am to 11:50am

Whether you’ve attended every workshop or you’ve yet to join us, you are cordially invited to attend our final workshop of the series to observe and participate in our LIGHTNING LEARNING LESSON demonstrations as well as further discuss reflective practice in the service of improving student learning! Those brave folks who have chosen to do a teaching demonstration for their capstone project will be performing a short and sweet lesson for an audience of their peers in order to show what they've learned about scholarly teaching and learner-centered practice.

CEE Graduate Student Workshop: Tapping Into Student Metacognition and Establishing a Reflective Practice

July 13, 10:00am to 11:50am

Fundamental to the learning process is the ability to problem solve and assess course material. Yet, strategies for fostering critical engagement are often left up to students to discover on their own. In this workshop, participants will discuss the importance of metacognition, or thinking about how one processes information, in student learning. They will also assess the relevance of incorporating reflective practice into student activities and instructional practice.

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