Join Madecraft for an in-depth discussion in this video Your path forward, part of Using Public Health Data Sources.
- [Instructor] We have reached the end of the course, … but this is just the beginning of your journey … and exploration of the COVID-19 data. … We all know that COVID-19 … has changed our world in a myriad of ways, … and hopefully, through this deep dive … into the data sources available, … you can now see how much the pandemic has pushed us … to interface with data more than ever. … Society at large must become more attuned … to the intricacies of working with data, … and we can all do our part … by becoming better informed and digitally literate. … As you continue in your exploration, you should keep in mind … that the count or total number of cases … is not meaningful in and of itself. … Interpreting the data properly is a difficult process. … It cannot be accomplished … simply by counting the number of cases. … If you'd like to learn more … about the global impact of the pandemic firsthand … by exploring the data currently available, … I recommend Our World in Data, … a project of the Global Change Data Lab, …
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- Identifying high-quality data sources
- Evaluating data usability, accuracy, and more
- COVID-19 data sources
- Challenges and takeaways