Signature Assignment: Selecting a Topic
The purpose of this assignment is to get you to think about what types of problems you will be solving in your career using data. In this assignment, you choose a topic and the associated problem to solve. You will solve the problem throughout the rest of this course.
Select a topic with your data set from the Signature Assignment Topics and Scenarios. You have six topics to choose from that align to various career disciplines.
Answer the following questions using at least 275 words:
- What topic did you choose?
- Why does it interest you?
- What do you hope to discover in your analysis?
Solution PreviewFor the purpose of this assignment, I chose “Predicted College Tuition and Fees” as my research topic. While education has been cited as important to achieving the American dream, the rising tuition fees emphasize on the existing inequality in the education system. The proposed budget cuts for tuition…