Youmi Suk

Assistant Professor
Department: Data Science School
Office location and address
31 Bonnycastle Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
A Within-Group Approach to Random Forests for Evaluating Educational Programs in Multilevel Studies
Source: American Educational Research Association
June 01, 2022 – May 31, 2024
Regression Discontinuity Design with an Ordinal Discrete Running Variable: Evaluating the Effects of Extended Time Accommodations for English Language Learners
Source: American Educational Research Association
September 10, 2021 – June 01, 2022
DS 2001: Programming for Data Science
Credits: 3
The course will expose students to three different programming languages that are core to the Field of Data Science. SQL will be covered first to include a discussion on SQL's mathematical foundations and usage as a declarative language, this will likely cover half of the course. In demand programming language Python and R will be covered in the second half of the class with popular data frame focused packages being targeted.
DS 3003: Communicating with Data
Credits: 3
The course is designed to not only teach students tools necessary to visualize data but also effective techniques for explaining data driven results with an emphasis on communicating statistical output in a manner that best represents the findings. Examples might include tailoring messages based on the audience or shaping visualizations to follow a story-line. Content on the development of interactive plots and dashboards will also be included.
DS 6999: Independent Study
Credits: 1–12
Graduate-level independent study conducted under the supervision of a specific instructor(s)