Monthly Archives: November 2017

Week 13 – Tues., Nov. 28 and Thurs., Nov. 30

In Class: -Response to RU Group Crime Story at https://rudatajstudent.wordpress.com –What’s done vs. What’s left –Final Project overview –Inverted Pyramid of Data Journalism –Resources for your Final Project Assignment: –Final Project Story Pitch and Data Plan due Friday, Dec. 1 at … Continue reading

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What’s done vs. What’s left

What’s done Quiz 1                                          30 points Quiz 2                          … Continue reading

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Final Project – Fall 2017

Goal: To produce a publishable feature story using data and visualizations. Deadlines: You must meet deadlines for all of the required parts. All work must be submitted on time to get credit. No late work accepted. Noon on Friday, Dec. 1 … Continue reading

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Story Pitch and Data Plan– Due Friday, Dec. 1 (Worth 5 points)

Story Pitch and Data Plan– Due Friday, Dec. 1 (Worth 10 5 points) Students will pitch a data journalism story. What is the data? How will it be obtained? How will it be analyzed? Why do you believe this data set will … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Nov. 21

Assignments: -Post RU Safety Report Story #2: Group Enterprise to https://rudatajstudent.wordpress.com by end of class on Tuesday, Nov. 21. -Answer survey on your participation on RU Safety Report #2 by Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 5pm. -Happy Thanksgiving. No assignments over break.

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Week 11 – Tues., Nov 14 and Thurs., Nov. 16

In Class: -WP login to Post and Grading Rubric for RU Safety Report Story #2: Group Enterprise –Helmet Check (Philly.com) –Inverted Pyramid of Data Journalism revisited –Common Data File Types revisited –Making Maps with Google My Maps and Fusion Tables –Chart Quiz #3 answers –Making a … Continue reading

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Chart Quiz #3 answers

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