Data is new currency for connecting people and ideas (Smith, 2013).
Data literacy is the ability to understand and use data effectively to inform decisions (Mandinach & Gummer, 2013).
Data literacy prepares students for the future.
Data Literacy Venn Diagram
Dhar, V. (2013). Data science and prediction. Communications of the ACM, 56 (12), 64–73.
Kalidindi, S. R. & Graef, M. D (2015). Materials data science: current status and future outlook. Annual Review of Materials Research, 45, 171–193.
Mandinach, E.B. and E.S. Gummer (2013). A Systemic View of Implementing Data Literacy in Educator Preparation. Educational Researcher, 42(1), 30–37.
National Science Board (2005). Long-Lived Digital Data Collections: Enabling Research and Education in the 21st Century. Arlington, VA: National Science Foundation.
Pryor G (2012). Why manage research data? In Pryor G (Ed.) Managing Research Data (pp. 1-16). London: Facet.
Smith S (2013). Is data the new media? EContent, 36(2), 14–19.
Tibor K (2017). Data literacy for researchers and data librarians. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 49(1), 3–14.
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