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Data Literacy: A Virtual Conference (Univ. of Michigan)

July 20, 2017 to July 21, 2017
A free, two-day exploration of data and statistics in the real world of students will be held online, between noon and 5:00pm Eastern Time, on July 20 and 21, 2017.
* How do students encounter and use data beyond science and math class?
* How do they make sense of Big Data, citizen science, managing their personal data, and recognizing and contributing to ethical data use?
The conference will featuring keynote presentations by Justin Schell of the University of Michigan Library’s Shapiro Design Lab and by Catherine d’Ignazio of Emerson College and the project. Registration is free, and those registered with the Michigan Department of Education can earn 3-8 free SCECH credits.
A satellite conference of the "4T Virtual Conference" led by the U-M School of Education, this conference is a project of the University of Michigan School of Information and the U-M Library. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of​Museum and Library Services RE-00-15-0113-15.
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