Real Data, Real World, Real Stories : A case study approach to demonstrating impact on the student experience. Dr Jackie Carter Senior Manager: Learning &Teaching and Social Science Data Services. The L&T Stories Project. How Mimas services impact the student experience. Acknowledgments.
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Dr Jackie Carter
Senior Manager: Learning &Teaching and Social Science Data Services
How Mimas services impact the student experience
Learning & Teaching team
Quantitative skills deficit in UK Social Science
Does using real world data from networked services in teaching help?
How can Mimas learn from this work?
In Search of Narratives
Report Dec 2009
web interface to census aggregate outputs and digital boundary data
University of Leeds
Holly Shulman, Myles Gould, John Stillwell, Helen Durham
A student’s journey through econometrics data
2nd Year Project work
Using Real Data
University of Loughborough
Screencams of teaching resources at
Applied Development Economics Project ADEP
Scientific approach to data
University of Manchester
Picasso in his studio:
Data services add value and help with the data/statistical skills deficit
User focused, benefits-led stories
Work in partnership
“The sexy job in the next ten years will be statisticians…
I do think those skills—of being able to access, understand, and communicate the insights you get from data analysis—are going to be extremely important. Managers need to be able to access and understand the data themselves.”
Hal Varian on how the Web challenges managers
Google’s chief economist says executives in wired organizations need a sharper understanding of how technology empowers innovation.
McKinsey Quarterly at http://www.mckinseyquarterly.com/Hal_Varian_on_how_the_Web_challenges_managers_2286