Division of Natural Science and Mathematics
Teaching Social, Political, and Economic Topics to Student Data Scientists: The Case of a Data Science Course
There is a calling to teach social, political, and economic topics in STEM-oriented curriculum. This paper used a case study approach to discuss the integration of the topics in a introductory data science course that is one of six courses of a certificate that will be offered by Chaminade University. The integration approach was to use the topics as subtexts with two subtopic areas of surveying data science, and during the interpretation and evaluation of the results.