ERIC Number: EJ1169729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Teaching Decision-Making in Multiple Dimensions
Barneva, Reneta P.; Brimkov, Valentin E.; Walters, Lisa M.
Journal of Educational Technology Systems, v46 n3 p303-314 Mar 2018
In all areas of human activity, decision-making based on data analysis is very important. As the availability of data grows, it becomes critical to educate not only traditional students but also those individuals who are now in the workforce, as many of them are expected to manage the complex data streams and to provide evidence and guidance for organizational action. We consider several technological tools that prepare the learners with data analytic skills. Among them are data analysis and visualization tools, Six Sigma, and operations research methods. We provide a survey of respective software systems suitable for a broad audience.
Descriptors: Decision Making, Data Analysis, Visualization, Measurement Techniques, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Decision Making Skills
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