Open Data Activity

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Title

Understanding Open Data

Overview

The student will develop an understanding of what open data is, how it is collected and how it is used.

Prerequisites

None

Learning Objectives After successfully completing this activity, the learner should be able to:
  1. Define "open data".
  2. Understand the benefits of open data especially as it relates to humanitarian open source projects.
  3. Contribute data to an existing open source project.
Process Skills Practiced


Background

Society is in many ways driven by data. Data is collected We live in a data driven society. This activity is intended to

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Directions

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Deliverables

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Assessment

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Comments

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Additional Information

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Environment / Materials
Author(s)

Darci Burdge

Source
License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

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Suggestions for the Open Source Project

  • Suggestions for an open source community member who is working in conjunction with the instructor.
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