Category Archives: Weekly Overview

Week 14 and Finals Week

Week 14 – Mon., April 23 and Wed., April 25 In Class: -Optional class on Monday, April 23. I’ll be in the classroom to answer questions and help. Come if you wish. Assignments: –Final Project Step 3 – First Draft … Continue reading

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Week 13 – Mon., April 16 and Wed., April 18

In Class: –Revised schedule for the rest of the semester –Final Project Overview -Quiz #4 on Monday, April 16 –How to structure your Final Project story -Final Project workdays Assignments: –Final Project Step 2 – Outline and graphic sketch (Worth 10 … Continue reading

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Week 12 – Mon., April 9 and Wed., April 11

In Class: -Get https://rudatajstudent.wordpress.com/ access –Revised schedule for rest of semester -A bit of mapping review See data for public urination violations at Rowan vs. Rowan crime log See Making a Shape Map with Google Fusion Tables See Gun Deaths spreadsheet –Don’t … Continue reading

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Week 11 – Mon., April 2 and Wed., April 4

Graph/Chart Assignment (Worth 14 quiz points) due Monday, April 2  In Class: Some data viz tools to add to your toolbox: –Google Trends – What topics are trending in Google search and news –Data Gif Maker – Make simple gif … Continue reading

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Week 10 – Mon., March 26 and Wed., March 28

In Class: -RU Crime Story rewrite due -Review your sketches of charts -My answers to chart drawing exercise –Charts and Graph Thought-Starters –Data Visualization 101 (Visage + Hubspot) –Intro to out-of-box Infographic Makers -Test drive Google sheets chart using Spreadsheet comparing Rowan … Continue reading

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Week 9 – Mon., March 19 and Wed., March 21

In Class: –RU Safety Overview story review –Midterm – Where we are. Where we are headed. –Key concepts of data visualization –Charts and Graph Thought-Starters -Guest Speaker: Steve Stirling, NJ.com on Wed., March 21 Wed., March 28 Assignments: –RU Safety Overview … Continue reading

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Week 8 – Mon., March 5 and Wed., March 7

Quiz #3 (Take home worth 45 points) due at start of class on Monday, March 5 In Class: -Data Journalism Pick of the Week: Eric Eyre of the Charleston Gazette-Mail 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winning Reporting You may also recognize his work … Continue reading

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