|Data Science Precapstone (CSCI E-597 (25390))
Harvard Extension School January Term 2020
Sylvain Jaume PhD, Director and Research Advisor, Information Technology, Harvard Extension School
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3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Description: This course helps students develop an academically strong capstone proposal. It is mandatory for candidates in the Master of Liberal Arts, data science, who wish to register for CSCI E-599a in the spring. It prepares students to explore interdisciplinary research topics from a variety of industries and areas. Through workshops and collaborating with experts from different disciplines, students identify research topics, apply the appropriate data science methods, and use data to advance innovative solutions. Students receive guidance and advising to work effectively in teams, refine project proposals, and build the domain knowledge necessary in their selected area. By the end of the course, each team submits a detailed research proposal, including project rationale, methods, and expected outcomes, which they intend to execute during CSCI E-599a.<br /> <br /> Prerequisites: Students must be candidates in the Master of Liberal Arts, data science, who are in good academic standing. They must be in the process of completing all the degree requirements so that they can enroll in CSCI E-599a in the spring. Students who do not meet these requirements are dropped from the course.
Location: Northwest Science Building B105