<div dir="ltr"><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Get the skills you need to maneuver in our increasingly data-driven world by earning a <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/certificate-big-data?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData" target="_blank">Certificate in Big Data</a> from the San José State University School of Information.</span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">With <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/big-data-certificate/courses?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData" target="_blank">courses</a> delivered <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/prospective-students/discover-online-learning?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData" target="_blank">exclusively online</a>, you can continue working while learning how these growing data sources can be managed, stored, queried, analyzed, and visualized. The nine-unit online certificate program can be completed in as quickly as two semesters.</span></font></div><div><span style="font-family:'Times New Roman';font-size:12pt"><br></span></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>Course Spotlight: INFO 208 Big Data Technologies</b></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Under the guidance of instructor Glen Mules, Ph.D., a Data Scientist and former Big Data instructor for IBM, students will explore the technological ecosystem of Big Data and Hadoop to better understand how to implement a Big Data strategy in a business organization. <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/sites/default/files/content_pdf/info208.pdf?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData" target="_blank">View Syllabus</a></span></font></div><div><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><br></span></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Applications are now being accepted for fall 2016 admission. Please visit our <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/big-data-certificate/admissions-process?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData" target="_blank">website</a> for admission requirements and to complete the online application. Space is limited and may fill before the application deadline of July 1, 2016.</span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">For more information about the iSchool's Certificate in Big Data program, please visit <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/certificate-big-data" target="_blank">ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/certificate-big-data</a>. You may also contact <a href="http://ischoolapps.sjsu.edu/email/email.php?fname=Michelle&lname=Chen" target="_blank">Dr. Michelle Chen</a>, program coordinator.</span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">Please feel free to forward this email to your friends and colleagues.</span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><b>About</b></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px">The San José State University (SJSU) <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/about?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData" target="_blank">School of Information</a> (iSchool) prepares individuals for careers as information professionals. Graduates work in diverse areas of the information profession, such as user experience design, digital asset management, information architecture, electronic records management, information governance, digital preservation, and librarianship. The SJSU School of Information is a recognized leader in online education and received the Online Learning Consortium's <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/about/news/detail/sjsu-school-information-wins-outstanding-online-program-award-online-learning?utm_source=listservs&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=BigData">Outstanding Online Program award</a>. Find out more about the SJSU iSchool's award-winning online education programs at <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/">ischool.sjsu.edu</a>.</span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><font color="#000000" face="Calibri, sans-serif"><span style="font-size:14px"><br></span></font></div><div><div dir="ltr"><div style="font-size:12.8px"><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">___________________</font></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><b><font color="#000000">H. Michelle Chen, Ph.D.</font></b></span><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" size="2" style="color:rgb(11,83,148)"><br></font></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Assistant Professor, School of Information</span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Program Coordinator, Certificate in Big Data</span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">San José State University</span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">One Washington Square</span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">San José, CA 95192-0029</span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px"><a href="mailto:hsuanwei.chen@sjsu.edu" target="_blank">hsuanwei.chen@sjsu.edu</a></span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">SJSU iSchool: <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/" target="_blank">ischool.sjsu.edu</a></span></div><div style="font-size:12.8px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px">Certificate in Big Data: <a href="http://ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/certificate-big-data" target="_blank">ischool.sjsu.edu/programs/certificate-big-data</a></span></div></div></div></div>