Monthly Archives: April 2015

Week 14

In Class: –Suggested structure for your final project article –Tips for Writing with Numbers –Course Evaluation -Thursday class is optional. I will be here if you have questions. Friday, May 1 at Noon – Final Project (Worth 25 points) due. Post it to rudatajstudent.wordpress.com … Continue reading

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Course Evaluation

Please take a few minutes to fill out the course evaluation for Data Journalism. 1. Go to http://www.rowan.edu/selfservice 2. Click “Access Banner Services – Secure Area – login Required.” 3. Enter User ID and PIN. 4. Click “Personal Information.” 5. Click … Continue reading

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Suggested structure for your final project article

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Tips for Writing with Numbers

“Numbers are numbing,” one of my journalism professors used to say. So here are some guidelines for writing with numbers (loosely adapted from the out of print book Numbers in the Newsroom by Sarah Cohen)…

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Schedule for Remaining Week

Outline and Storyboarding (worth 2.5 points toward final project) is due Thursday, April 23 Friday, April 24 by 10 a.m. Post it to rudatajstudent.wordpress.com Your key findings from your data. What are the most interesting/newsworthy/surprising things you discovered? This will serve … Continue reading

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Week 13

Google Fusion Table exercise due Tuesday, April 21. Show it to me in class. (For first two maps, follow Google Fusion Tables Exercise pdf. For third, follow Revised instructions for campaign donation heat map) If you did not get an invitation or were unable … Continue reading

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Week 12

In Class: 1. First 30 minutes of class – Pitch your idea and data plan in groups. Data plan groups: Rowan/NJ – April, Jenna, Pat, Laura, Kevin, Lindsey, Ulysses Sports – Ryan, Kyle, Cameron, Dylan, Mike Entertainment – Margaret, Joe, Stephen … Continue reading

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