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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Take home quiz #5 Part 1: Pivot Tables

Due Wed, Nov. 30. Worth 15 points Make three pivot tables following the instructions below.  In an email, submit your answers to questions 1-9. Then write 150-word hard news story for questions 10-15.  Email it to me with subject line … Continue reading

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Take home quiz #5 Part 2: Fusion Table Campaign Donation Map

Due Wed, Nov. 30. Worth 15 points For this exercise, you will use Fusion Tables. You need a non-Rowan Gmail account to do the following. You will share your map with me via email feature in Fusion Tables.

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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

Note: You need a non-Rowan Gmail account to do the following. 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. … Continue reading

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