T-BioInfo courses and practical projects provide hands-on experience and familiarity with statistical, biological and machine learning approaches that are needed in several fields of study, such as biology, agriculture, medicine and biotech. The courses have online materials and example projects which utilize the T-BioInfo Platform, where the students can analyse big data themselves.
The online course materials explain concepts well for students in various skill levels.
The students can follow their progress easily in their profile. T-BioInfo includes both free and premium courses.
The T-BioInfo Platform has a visual interface which allows practicing data-analysis in projects without an extensive knowledge in programming.
The combination of online material and hands-on projects makes the courses interesting for both students and professionals coming from different backgrounds.
The projects offer a realistic data sets for analysis.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.