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Interactive Lessons

Dive into new analytics techniques with lessons that incorporate videos, hands-on activities and quizzes to assess your knowledge.

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Defining Data

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Lesson Objective: Ease into a deeper understanding what counts as data.

Estimated Time: ~36 Minutes


  • Examine how data is organized.
  • Review common file types used in data analytics.
  • Explore data types.
  • Realize the value of metadata.
  • Understand why visualization is key to sharing your findings.
  • Challenge yourself with a quiz!

Recommended Follow-Up: Data and Devices