Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is The Data Science Skool?
A. The Data Science Skool is an Online Learning Platform of DASCA. It helps to manage learning activities and competencies. It allows you to learn the content from the available resources, viz. modules, presentations, and quizzes.
Q. Can we preview the course content before we purchase it?
A. No, the course content is available only after the payment for any of the certification (ABDE™/ SBDE™/ ABDA™/ SBDA™/ SDS™).
Q. Why am I not able to see the videos?
A. One has to sign-in to see the videos. Only after payment for the certification (ABDE™/SBDE™/ABDA™/SBDA™/SDS™), one can see the complete relevant videos. For more details, please visit https://www.dasca.org/data-science-certifications
Q. What are the benefits of using The Data Science Skool?
A. The Data Science Skool is the consolidated Online Learning Platform that is designed exclusively with the learner in mind to propel your learning of Data Science program. It enables you to access all the content that is required for your program with interactive videos, presentations, and quizzes. It also helps you to track your progress, to ease your learning. The Online Learning Platform will serve as an arsenal for content and assist the user throughout the learning process.
- It provides you a myriad of information at just a screen away
- Streamlines your learning
- Learning not hindered by time and various other restrictions
- Provides continuous learning available as and when needed by the learner
Q. What is the eligibility criteria for enrolling in the course?
A. To enroll in the course, one has to fulfil the eligibility criterion for any of the certification (ABDE™/SBDE™/ABDA™/SBDA™/SDS™). The candidates enrolling in ABDE™/SBDE™ will have access to Data Science program for Engineers; the candidates enrolling in ABDA™/SBDA™ will have access to Data Science program for Analyst; and the candidates enrolling in SDS™ will have access to Data Science program for Scientists. To check the eligibility criterion for each of these certifications, please visit https://www.dasca.org/data-science-certifications
Q. What type of computing environment do I need for this course?
A. You need to have a computer running one of the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows, version XP or greater (XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 and 10); Apple OS X, version 9 or higher; most distributions that have been released within the past two years should work.
Q. Do I need to pay for this course separately?
A. Although the cost of this course is mentioned for each program, however, it is free for all DASCA candidates. The Data Science Skool Online Learning Platform is a part of the study material provided by DASCA. Once the payment of any of the certifications (ABDE™/SBDE™/ABDA™/SBDA™/SDS™) is completed, you will receive a mail with log-in credentials along with the link to The Data Science Skool.
Q. How do I Sign-in to The Data Science Skool?
A. To sign-in, go to https://www.datascienceskool.com/users/sign_in and enter the username and password provided to you in the email, after successful payment for any of the certifications (ABDE™/SBDE™/ABDA™/SBDA™/SDS™). Contact us for further assistance at- Learn@datascienceskool.com
Q. How do new users Sign-in?
A. Only candidates appearing for any of the DASCA certifications (ABDE™/SBDE™/ABDA™/SBDA™/SDS™), have access to The Data Science Skool Online Learning Platform. New users can sign-in by clicking on the link enclosed in the email provided by DASCA.
Q. What should I do if I forget my password?
A. Click 'Forget Password', on the sign-in page of The Data Science Skool. Enter your registered email id, you will be sent the link to reset your password with your registered email address. In case your problem is not yet resolved, please contact the Support Team at Learn@datascienceskool.com
4. Student Dashboard
Q. How can I resume where I left off after being interrupted?
A. Once you click on the chapters you would like to continue; our program is designed to resume from where you have previously left off. You can also mark your content file incomplete; in case you want to continue later.
Q. Is the content available in other languages?
A. The content is currently available only in English.
Q. Are my courses updated regularly?
A. Yes, the course content is in accordance with the most recent trend in the market and is updated regularly.
Q. How to mark course incomplete?
A. Click on ‘Mark Incomplete’ at the bottom right hand corner of your screen in the Module- Chapter content view page.
Q. Will I be able to interact with the course instructors?
A. No, this is a self-paced course, where the contents are prerecorded for students to proceed on their time, at a pace that suits their personal schedule. As a results, there are no opportunities to interact directly with the course instructors.
Q. Do we have discussion forum of the course?
A. No, this is a self-paced course to support your learning.
Q. Will certificates be awarded after finishing all the course modules?
A. No, The Data Science Skool is not a certification provider, it is an Online Learning Platform designed to help learners get in-depth knowledge of the relevant course. It supports your learning; Completing the content will boost your confidence, and will help you prepare for DASCA certifications.
Q. How do I turn off my subtitles?
A. In the video, at the right-hand corner of the video seeker, click caption (CC), and select ‘OFF’ to turn off your subtitles.
Q. Is the course content downloadable?
A. No, the course content is copyright protected, therefore, cannot be downloaded. To access the content, the student needs to have internet access.
5. Course reports
Q. How do I check if a video module is complete?
A. In the dashboard- reflection of 100% on the video module will indicate its completion.
Q. Do you offer test/ evaluation of each course?
A. Yes, each video is followed by a quiz, to enhance and test your in-depth understanding of the video.
Q. I reviewed a course module in the Online Learning Platform, but the system is not registering my completion. How do I move on?
A. Be sure that you have opened and reviewed every page or slide of the course and seen all of the content of videos in the Online Learning Platform. Additionally, if there are interactive questions or assessments, be sure to complete those. The update depends on the speed of your bandwidth. If the course module is still not showing complete, please contact the Support Team for assistance- Learn@datascienceskool.com
Q. When will I be able to view the Online Learning Platform?
A. "The Data Science Skool," is a self- paced learning program that is made available 24*7 once you make the necessary payments.
Q. For how long will the Online Learning Platform be available to me?
A. The validity of the Online Learning Platform is active till the applied credential is active.
Q. Can I extend the validity of the course?
A. Yes, the validity of the course can be extended, if you renew the given credential.
7. Contact Information
Q. Do you provide phone support?
A. Currently we don’t have a provision for phone support. However, in case you have any query, you can send us an email at Learn@datascienceskool.com and we will get back to you within 24 business working hours.
Q. Where can I reach you for questions or help?
A. All questions, inquiries, and comments can be sent to us at Learn@datascienceskool.com