PERISCOPE launches its thematic Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) "Data science perspectives on pandemic management” on Coursera
The PERISCOPE Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) "Data science perspectives on pandemic management” is available on the e-learning platform Coursera.
This MOOC describes modern methods for data-driven policy making in the context of pandemics. Discussed methods include policy making, innovation, and technology governance; data collection from citizens, crowdsourcing, gamification, and game with a purpose (GWAP); crowd monitoring and sensing; mobility and traffic analysis; disinformation and fake news impacts; and economical and financial impacts and sustainability models. Methods, tools, and analyses are presented to demonstrate how data can help in designing better solutions to pandemics and world-wide critical events.
Further information is available on the course’s page on Coursera. To attend PERISCOPE's MOOCs is necessary to create a Coursera account.
The course is completely free of charge, 100% online and administered in a self-paced learning modality, with the possibility of receiving a certificate of completion after the successful conclusion of all its modules.