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Building Confidence, Achieving Equity: A Call to Action for Open Source Communities

Jordan, Kari


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{
  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.2690094", 
  "language": "eng", 
  "title": "Building Confidence, Achieving Equity:  A Call to Action for Open Source Communities", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2019, 
        5, 
        8
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>Training for data skills is more critical now than ever before. In the past decade, we&rsquo;ve seen the creation of certification and graduate programs for data science, as well as a plethora of interactive, self-paced online learning platforms. Today&rsquo;s learners are often learning on the job and need the flexibility of short, or self-paced learning experiences. Research results, however, stress the importance of guided instruction and learner-instructor interaction.</p>\n\n<p>Building confidence to work with data requires a distinctive approach. Combining the power of guided instruction with the flexibility of short, focused learning experiences has the potential to achieve equity among open source community practitioners.</p>\n\n<p>This talk explores factors that have increased skills and confidence coding practices. Implications and growth opportunities for building confidence and achieving equity and open source are also explored.</p>", 
  "author": [
    {
      "family": "Jordan, Kari"
    }
  ], 
  "type": "speech", 
  "id": "2690094"
}
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