Monthly Archives: October 2017

RU Safety Overview Story

Rowan Clery Report Overview (Worth 35 points) Due Friday, Nov. 3 at noon 3pm via email. NO LATE WORK ACCEPTED. If I don’t receive your story via email by the deadline, 0 points for the assignment. Write a 500-word hard news … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Tues., Oct. 24 and Thurs., Oct 26

In Class: –Quiz 2 due at start of class on Tuesday, Oct. 24 –RU Safety Report Project Overview Assignments: –For Thursday, spend some time familarizing yourself with the Clery Disclosures tab of Rowan University’s Public Safety web site  And “critically skim” the 2017 Annual … Continue reading

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RU Safety Report Project (Fall 2017)

Clery Report Group Project (30% of overall grade for semester) Students will work  to obtain, analyze and report on crime statistics from Rowan University and other universities in New Jersey. Students will work both individually and in teams. Students will … Continue reading

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How to Scrape a PDF Using Tabula

How to scrape a pdf using Tabula

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Week 7 – Tues., Oct 17 and Thurs., Oct 19

In Class: –The Most Timeless Songs of All Time (From The Pudding) –Tips for Writing with Numbers -Really quick review of Intro to pivot tables in Excel -Pivot Table Practice Quiz on Movie Trips using moviebus1.xls download (.xls) -Guest speaker, Elinor Comlay, founder/editor of … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Tues., Oct. 10 and Thurs., Oct 12

In Class: –Cool sports data stuff from ONA -Quick review of Basic newsroom math and statistics -Quick review of Excel Tips – Part 1  –Excel Tips – Part 2: Math formulas and functions -Excel Practice Quiz review (compare to my key spreadsheet) … Continue reading

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ONA Sports Data Inspiration

…from ESPN The Dakulator Serena’s Grand Slam History Which college football program produces best/worst NFL players College Football Fan Happiness UConn women: Team of the Century

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