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PROJECT GROUP AT DATA SCIENCE UCSB - WEEK ONE: SYLLABUS FOR WEEK ONE

PROJECT GROUP AT DATA SCIENCE UCSB - WEEK ONE

SYLLABUS FOR WEEK ONE

SAMANTHA

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# Summer Project Group - Data Science at UCSB
## **Announcements** + Django Girls opportunity + [Website](https://djangogirls.org/) + Time and Date : Fall Quarter + Location TBA + Django crash course! (This is what inertia7 is built on) + Contact us if you are interested in becoming a coach ## **LEARN SOMETHING WITH DATA SCIENCE @ UCSB** ### Markdown format + Markdown is a way to write content for the web. It is written in plaintext. + [Markdown Cheatsheet](https://github.com/adam-p/markdown-here/wiki/Markdown-Cheatsheet) #### Activity + Create your own branch on [Github](https://github.com/samanthaklee/Hello-World-Summer-2017/tree/master) and push a markdown introduction about yourself on there + Include + Short paragraph about yourself + Favorite song to be added on the DS@UCSB Spotify playlist + Project proposal if you have one (see below) ### Project Proposals #### Brainstorm on Project Ideas + Sell your idea! Discuss what you are looking to accomplish this summer or what you are particularly interested in + Check out [inertia7](https://inertia7.com) to see what past projects look like + If you don't have an idea - keep an eye out for a project you would be interested in joining! ## Form Teams + De facto project leader + Organize time wisely + Have tangible goals every meeting + Be concrete in what you wish to accomplish every meeting time + Implement Stand Ups + Make note of attendance and make safety nets for days of absence (usually around midterm season) #### Talk about: + Project Idea + Necessary steps needed if data set isn't readily available + Do you have to webscrape? If so do you prior experience or anyone in your team. + Provide link for team members to be able to access the data set. + Pick R or Python + Discuss schedules ### Best way to learn is just by doing, and following by example. ## Find forms of communication Establish channels for communication: + Slack + GitHub + Phone + Email + GroupMe + *Facebook ## Sign Ups + [Link to sign up for the email list for the group](https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSec_FlDtxTTYMowhXhOU1bseNza-5zPbkaQGSmIDvLaH_A0tQ/viewform)

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