Week 9 – Mon., March 19 and Wed., March 21

In Class:
-Quiz #3 review
RU Safety Overview story review
Midterm – Where we are. Where we are headed.
Key concepts of data visualization
Charts and Graph Thought-Starters
-Guest Speaker: Steve Stirling, NJ.com on Wed., March 21 Wed., March 28


Watch Choosing the Right Data for Your Chart video

-RU Safety Overview story rewrite (optional) due Mon., March 26 at start of class

-Check out Steve’s  LinkedIn profile and Twitter feed , skim assigned articles and read at least one thoroughly and come with a question connected to his work.

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Midterm Spring 2018 – Where we are. Where we’re headed.

Quiz 1 – 15
Quiz 2 – 20
Quiz 3 – 45
RU Safety Overview story – 50

Midterm Total – 130 points

Quiz 4 – 15
Quiz 5 – 30
RU Safety Story #2 – 65
Final Project – 100
Attendance and Participation – 35

TOTAL – 375 points

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Due Sunday, March 11 by midnight

The following are due Sunday, March 11 by midnight:

RU Safety Overview Story (worth 50 points). Email it to me.

-If you weren’t able to submit it, upload Quiz #3 (Take home worth 45 points) and spreadsheets to the shared Google Drive. Check your email for link.

No assignments over Spring Break. Enjoy.

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Week 8 – Mon., March 5 and Wed., March 7

Quiz #3 (Take home worth 45 points) due at start of class on Monday, March 5

In Class:
-Data Journalism Pick of the Week: Eric Eyre of the Charleston Gazette-Mail

In Class:

-Take this spreadsheet Glassboro Campus Crime stats 2014-2016 (.xls) And do these calculations GlassboroCrimeCalculations (pdf) You’ll need the answers to write your RU Safety Overview story

RU Safety Overview Story (max 500 words) due Sunday, March 11 by midnight (worth 50 points)

Enjoy your Spring Break.

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RU Safety Overview Story due Sunday, March 11

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Week 7 – Mon., Feb. 26 and Wed., Feb. 28

In Class:
-Data Journalism Pick of the Week – Day In the Life Data (Flowing Data)

Excel Practice Quiz #2 review
Writing with Numbers
Intro to Pivot Tables
-In-class Pivot Table Practice Exercise

Quiz #3 (Take home worth 45 points) due Monday, March 5

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Pivot Table Practice Exercise

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