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Research Data Management - OLET2628

Year - 2020

This unit will give you an insight into the exciting world of data. More and more we are bombarded with concepts like big data, open source data, and sensitive data. Data management is what links these concepts. Much of the development in data management has come from research in the physical, biological, and social sciences, research in languages, finance, law, and medicine, and many more. In all cases it is critical to ensure that data is safe and accessible. Importantly, lessons learnt from research are also applicable to managing our own data. Therefore, this unit introduces key concepts of data management delivered through 12 interactive online modules. The modules will initially define research data and explore the various flavours of research data. Then you will discover what can go wrong when you don't manage your data and explore ways which you can best store your data. You will look at using open source data, and how to best access and share data. And finally you will look at how to manage sensitive data and explore what big data is.

12 online modules; four 1-hour drop in sessions

10 online quizzes (25%), Peer-Wise assessment (30%), research data management plan (20%), big data infographic (25%)


Faculty: Science

Intensive April

23 Mar 2020

Department/School: Life and Environmental Sciences Academic Operations
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 10 Apr 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Floris van Ogtrop
HECS Band: 2
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