Cognitive Class

Cognitive Class facilitates and awards IBM recognized badges that primarily focus on Data Science and Cognitive Computing. With over 15 learning paths, there are opportunities to earn at least 25 badges! Badges offered through Cognitive Class are awarded based on requirement completion as noted in each path and course. Courses are free and self-paced so you have nothing to lose! Get started and earn these valuable badges to display your accomplishments and qualifications!


*Special Note: Cognitive Class offers material and courseware within their site, which we highly recommend as your primary resource reference. However, for additional learning and preparation, we have included supplemental material under the Resources section of this Cognitive Class page.


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If you don't have one already, create your Cognitive Class and Acclaim accounts by clicking on the buttons below. Courses and quizzes are administered through Cognitive Class, and badges you've achieved can be accessed by logging into your Acclaim account.

When creating your Cognitive Class and Acclaim accounts, please make sure to use your CSUF university assigned email address for both accounts.

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Statistics 101

Cognitive Class - Statistics 101 Badge IconThis badge will demonstrate your understanding of descriptive statistics, normal distribution, standard deviation, variance, correlation, and best practices for data visualization. For more information on how to obtain this badge, click on the button below.

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Data Science Foundations

Data Science FoundationsThis badge will validate your understanding of data science and knowledge of data compilation, preparation and modeling throughout the life-cycle of data science. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Data Science Foundations. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Text Analytics

Text AnalyticsThis badge will validate that you understand the process for extracting information out of unstructured text, and that you know how to use it as part of your machine learning and artificial intelligence pipelines. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Text Analytics. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Hadoop Foundations

Hadoop Foundations EditThis badge will demonstrate your understanding of Hadoop Foundations, involving general concepts of Big Data and the essential requirements of Hadoop to process data smoothly. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Hadoop Foundations. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Big Data Foundations

Big Data FoundationsThis badge will attest your understanding of Big Data concepts involving applications to gain insight for providing better service, and processing data to the appropriate platform. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Big Data Foundations. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Spark

Spark iconThis badge demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of Spark, involving the concepts of in-memory computing, programming, and creating applications. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Spark. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Watson Analytics

Watson AnalyticsThis badge attests your fundamental understanding of Watson Analytics, which involves the concepts of discovering patterns and relationships with data, analysis of data, and creating displays of relevant analysis on regular basis. For more information on how to obtain this badge, click on the button below.

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Scala Programming for Data Science

Scala Programming for Data ScienceThis badge demonstrates your understanding of Scala Programming for Data Science, including the general concepts of Scala programming, data science, and pattern matching. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Scala Programming for Data Science. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Data Science for Business

Data Science for BusinessThis badge attests your understanding of relationship between collection of data, the public expectation of privacy, and predictive modeling. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Data Science for Business. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Hadoop Programming

Hadoop ProgrammingThis badge demonstrates your understanding of programming concepts provided by the Hadoop ecosystem. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Hadoop Programming. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Hadoop Data Access

Hadoop Data AccessThis badge demonstrates your ability and understanding to use Hive on accessing data on Hadoop. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Hadoop Data Access. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Hadoop Administration

Hadoop AdministrationThis badge validates your understanding to move data into Hadoop using Sqoop and Flume. There are two badges, Level 1 and Level 2, that you can earn for Hadoop Administration. For more information on how to obtain these badges, click on the button below.

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Deep Learning

Deep LearningThis badge attests your understanding of Neural Networks, involving various data science problems, concepts of shallow networks, and applications in different domains. For more information on how to obtain this badge, click on the button below.

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Big Data Analytics

Big Data AnalyticsThis badge demonstrates your understanding to use text analytics and Scala with Spark. For more information on how to obtain this badge, click on the button below.

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Data Science Bootcamp

Cognitive Class - Data Science Bootcamp Badge IconThis badge will demonstrate your understanding of data analysis, data visualization, machine learning and big data. For more information on how to obtain this badge, click on the button below.

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Number 3 Light Blue Circle IconLook at Supplemental Resources:

Statistics 101

Data Science Foundations

Text Analytics

Hadoop Foundations

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources (CSUF Employees Only)

Big Data Foundations

Spark

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources (CSUF Employees Only)

Watson Analytics

Scala Programming for Data Science

Data Science for Business

Hadoop Programming

Lynda.com Resources

ETC Resources (CSUF Employees Only)

Hadoop Data Access

Hadoop Administration

Deep Learning

Big Data Analytics

Data Science Bootcamp

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The Cognitive Class badges listed above each have quizzes built into their qualifying course. Make sure that you pass the course with a minimum passing rate of 70%.

 

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Congratulations on passing your exam and earning a digital badge! You will receive an e-mail confirmation from Acclaim with your digital badge upon passing the exam. You can also access your earned badge(s) online by logging into your Acclaim account. If you have any questions about the Acclaim platform or about how to claim your badge, contact Acclaim supportOpens in new window .