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DataCamp dictionary

Familiarize yourself with DataCamp terminology. It's not too bad, we promise!

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Written by Amy Peterson
Updated over a week ago

Our products:

  • Courses: Exercise-based desktop course for learning new concepts. DataCamp's core product.

  • Practice: Short-series of coding questions/challenges to help reinforce techniques taught in courses.

  • Projects: A Jupyter Notebook-based project where students can apply their skills to real-world problems.

  • Mobile: Our mobile application, which hosts both mobile courses and Daily Practice.

  • Community: Home to DataCamp's free products including tutorials, cheat sheets, and open courses.

  • DataFramed: Our podcast, presented by Hugo Bowne-Anderson.

  • DataCamp for Business: Our business product to help employers/employees level up their data science skills.

  • DataCamp for the Classroom: Free access to all DataCamp content for academic groups.

Our interfaces:

  • Campus: Our learning interface for desktop products.

  • Teach: Our content authoring application.

Our teams & roles:

  • CM: Curriculum Manager. A member of the Content team responsible for curriculum planning and supporting instructors throughout course design.

  • CD: Content Developer. A member of the Content team responsible for supporting instructors throughout course implementation.

Our students:

  • Student: All DataCamp users.

  • Registered student: Someone who has registered on DataCamp, but is not a paying subscriber.

  • Subscriber: A DataCamp student with a paid subscription.


  • SCT: Submission Correctness Test. A test inside an exercise to check that the student got the correct answer.

  • PEC: Pre-exercise code. Code that runs at the beginning of a DataCamp session, which supports the exercise code.

  • Rev-share: Royalties for instructors, paid when students complete their course or project.

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