Monthly Archives: February 2018

Week 7 – Mon., Feb. 26 and Wed., Feb. 28

In Class: -Data Journalism Pick of the Week – Day In the Life Data (Flowing Data) Most Common Use of Time, By Age and Sex Counting the Hours The American Workday, By Occupation Day in the Life of Americans –Excel … Continue reading

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Pivot Table Practice Exercise

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Quiz 3 (Take Home) due Monday, March 5

Worth 45 points Due Monday, March 5 at the start of class. No late work accepted. If you are absent, you must email quiz to me.  39 points for questions (1 point each) 6 points for two spreadsheets (3 points each) that … Continue reading

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Week 6 – Mon., Feb. 19 and Wed., Feb. 21

In Class: -Data J Picks of the Week: Death & Dysfunction: How N.J. fails the dead, betrays the living and is a national disgrace by Stephen Stirling Lyrical Shakespeare: Ranking N.J. music artists by vocabulary by Stephen Stirling –Excel Practice Quiz … Continue reading

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Excel Practice Quiz #2 – Due Feb. 26 at start of class

Download FL arrest data (.xls) Due Monday, Feb. 26 at start of class Follow the instructions, make the calculations in your spreadsheet, and answer each question. Post your 150 words to the class blog in the comments section below.

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Excel Practice Quiz #1 – Spring 2018

Answer the following questions using demodataSp18 and Excel Basics Crib Sheet

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Week 5 – Mon., Feb. 12 and Wed., Feb. 14

In Class: -Data J Picks of the Week (Math Where You Might Not Expect It): Fashion Business Data The Dakulator Kelly Slater’s Stunning Stats and Pipeline -Basic newsroom math and statistics -Quiz 1 and 2 review –Inverted pyramid of data … Continue reading

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