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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. … Continue reading

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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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Making a Shape Map with Google Fusion Tables

Shape maps are a commonly used in news coverage of elections, but also for any topic where you can show variations by geography (even what parts of New Jersey root for the Jets, Giants or Eagles) This exercise lets you … Continue reading

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Week 10 – Tues., Nov. 7 and Thurs., Nov. 9

In Class: –RU Safety Report Story #2: Group Enterprise story idea pitch –Key concepts of data visualization –Charts and Graph Thought-Starters –In-class Activity: Getting started with charts and graphics –Intro to out-of-box Infographic Makers Assignments: –Chart maker take-home quiz #3 (Worth 15 points) … Continue reading

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Chart Take Home Quiz #3 due Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 11am

Worth 15 quiz points (5 for each chart) – Due Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 11am by email. No late work accepted. Use the data on Rowan’s main campus in 2017 Clery Report and spreadsheet comparing Rowan to other public universities in NJ Refer to … Continue reading

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Charts and Graph Thought-Starters

Also try this Charts and Graph Thought-Starter (pdf)

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