By the end of this lesson individuals will:
- Understand what big data is, how it is processed and analysed
- Be able to interpret a visualisation of big data
- Understand the breadth of careers within the big data field
The aim of this this guide is to encourage discussion around the concept of ‘big data’ in relevant contexts – what it is, how we use and contribute to it, and how it is changing the future workplace – and provide an opportunity to interpret big data visualisations.
This lesson can be run by a teacher or you can request a volunteer to run it for you.