Monthly Archives: October 2016

Rowan Crime Group Data Assignment

Worth 65 points. All members of the team will receive the same grade. Focused story pitch – what your story is and how you are reporting it – due on Monday, Nov. 7.  Article 750-1,000 words – due Monday, Nov. 14 … Continue reading

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Intro to Out-of-the-Box Infographic Makers

When you are going to create a visualization, think through a few things ahead of time: 1. Who is audience and what is the publication? 2. What question(s) should your graphic answer? What do readers want to see and learn? … Continue reading

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Key concepts of data visualization

There are lots of cool tools and applications for making graphs, charts, maps and timelines. Some are easy. Some are sophisticated. But the key to making data visualizations is understanding some key concepts for communicating with your audience.

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Three standard data stories and in-class assignment

All of these use Clery Report as examples. But can apply to many different data sets or reports. A summary story. Provides overview of the data with a few highlights. Usually published the day or week after data is released. Short … Continue reading

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Group Assignment 1 Review

1-20. Here is what I came up with – rowansafetyreport2013-2015key (.xls) 21. 2016 Rowan University Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (pdf) Find alcohol p.21 – Good Samaritan Policy p.45-46 description and link to code of conduct (see section IV 2) 22-25. Google new … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Mon., Oct. 24 and Wed., Oct 26

In class: –Safety Report Group Assignment I due at beginning of class. We will review it. –Safety Report Group Assignment 2 -Brainstorming story ideas for Clery Report assignments Assignments: -Group work (specifics TBA)

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Rowan Safety Report Group Assignment 2

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