Flipchart paper

Pens

Sticky notes

Internet (optional)

Icebreaker

Finding confidence level

Explain terms, phrases, and concepts associated with data

Compare knowledge of these terms, phrases, and concepts

Differentiate between these terms, phrases, and concepts

We will be separating into groups of 5-6 per table.

Taking the following set of terms and work together to explain what each one means. Try to only spend 1 minute on each and don't worry about covering them all. Make a note of those your group resolves and those you are still struggling with.

Use flipchart paper to write down each term, with thoughts on the definition around each one.

Terms | Terms | Terms |

Dataset | Pivot table | Data science |

Formula | Average | Algorithm |

Big data | Regular expression | Data protection |

Open data | Aggregation | Anonymisation |

Report back on a single term discussed by your group.

It helps to share what you know and don’t know about data, and data science jargon.

Library Carpentry Data Intro for Librarians