Self-Guided Online Course

Getting Started with Assessing Algorithms (DM 104)

- Course duration: approximately 2 hours
- Course access: Open
This self-guided online course developed by the Center for Government Excellence will provide an introduction to algorithms and can serve as a jumping off point to using algorithms. Participants will gain new knowledge about algorithms and their role in current events, be introduced to the recently published Ethics & Algorithms Toolkit, and learn how to seamlessly integrate this tool within a project’s pipeline.

Start Date: 02/01/2019

  • About the Course
  • Welcome to the Course
  • About the Course
  • Complete Course Readings and Resources
  • Pre-Course Survey
  • Module 1- Understanding Algorithms and their Challenges
  • Video Module 1: Understanding algorithms and their challenges
  • Mini Quiz 1
  • Module 2 - Ethics & Algorithms Toolkit
  • Video Module 2: Ethics & Algorithms Toolkit
  • Mini Quiz 2
  • Module 3 - When to Use the Ethics & Algorithms Toolkit
  • Video Module 3: When to use the Ethics & Algorithms Toolkit
  • Mini Quiz 3
  • Post-Course Survey
  • Post-Course Survey
  • Ready for more?
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever