Monthly Archives: November 2016

Week 13: Mon., Nov. 28 and Wed., Nov. 30

-Review your classmates’ Final Project pitches at https://rudatajstudent.wordpress.com/ Help each other out with ideas and feedback. -Work on take home home quiz #5 (Part 1: Pivot Tables and Part 2: Fusion Tables) due to me by email at the end of class … Continue reading

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Final Project Outline and Storyboard due Friday, Dec. 2

Due Friday, Dec. 2 by Noon. Worth 10 points toward final project grade Post an update to your Project Pitch and Data Plan post at  https://rudatajstudent.wordpress.com/ At the bottom of your post write: UPDATE: DATE Then post the following: Post … Continue reading

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Week 12: Mon, Nov. 21 and Wed, Nov 23

-Handing back Group Rowan Crime Data Stories -Bring initial ideas for your Final Project to class on Monday. We’ll discuss. -Your Final Project Pitch and Data Plan are Due Wed, Nov. 23 before you leave for break -Take home quiz #5 … Continue reading

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In-class: Pivot Table Exercise

Make four pivot tables following the instructions below. And then answer the questions.

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Week 11 – Mon., Nov 14 and Wed., Nov. 16

In Class: –Rowan Crime Group Data Assignment story due –Revised Schedule for Rest of Fall 16 Semester revisited -Data Journalism Final Project overview –Intro to Pivot Tables –Some post-election thoughts on data journalism –Common Data File Types –Four Common Ways to Clean Data in Excel … Continue reading

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Making Maps with Google My Maps and Fusion Tables

My Maps vs. Fusion Tables Both are mapping software made by Google. My Maps is simpler and easier to use. Fusion Tables is a more robust data visualization tool. Google’s My Maps If you want to make a simple map with … Continue reading

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Common Data File Types

When you are seeking data, you will find that it comes in many forms and formats. For example, look at OpenDataPhilly. You want to know a bit about some of the most common formats you may encounter. For example: XLS … Continue reading

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