Weekly Calendar


1: Introduction to Communicating with Data

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Discuss syllabus and course expectations. ... Read More

Create accounts on Github, Zotero, and Hypothes.is. Join Github, Zotero, and Hypothes.is groups for this class. ... Read More

Homework: work on Git and Github competencies ... Read More

2: Git, Github, Markdown

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Discuss self-guided skills assignment ... Read More

Background and Interests Survey ... Read More

Instructor Overview: Git and Github ... Read More

Homework: work on Git and Github competencies ... Read More

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Studio time (peer feedback on skills assignment, partners) ... (How to Cancel a Pull Request) ... Read More

Homework: work on HTML and CSS competencies ... Read More

3: HTML and CSS

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Instructor Demo: HTML ... Read More

Skills development progress questionnaire ... Google Form Link ... Read More

Set memberships and dates for team projects, studio rotation, and lightning talks ... Read More

Homework: Do reading and work on HTML and CSS competencies ... Read More

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Ericsson, K. Anders; Krampe, Ralf T.; Tesch-Römer, Clemens. "The role of deliberate practice in the acquisition of expert performance," Psychological Review. 100, 3, July 1993. 363-406. [Link]

Annotation 1 ... Read More

Homework: Reading and work on javascript and JSON competencies ... Read More

4: Javascript, json

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Scott, Michael James and Gheorghita Ghinea. "Educating Programmers: A Reflection on Barriers to Deliberate Practice," Proceedings of the 2nd Annual HEA STEM Conference. Birmingham, UK, HEA-STEM, 2013. 1-6. [Link]

Branching out with Zotero 1 ... Read More

Homework: Lanier reading ... Read More

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Lanier, Jaron. "Part One: First Round," Who Owns the Future?. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2013. 1-25. [Link]

Annotation 2 ... Read More

Studio time ... Read More

Homework: Finish skills assignment ... Read More

5: Data 1

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Due by the start of class: Self-Guided Skills Development

Natasha Khan and Allie Kanik ... Read More

Homework: Data exploration activity ... Read More

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Lecture: Data-driven websites ... Read More

Data exploration activity (do-over edition!) ... Read More

Homework: Lanier reading ... Read More

6: Data 2

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Lanier, Jaron. "From Above: Misusing Data to Become Ridiculous," Who Owns the Future?. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2013. 107-122. [Link]

Discuss Synthesis 1 assignment ... Read More

Lightning Talks 1 ... Read More

Homework: Python lessons, Install Jupyter notebooks ... Read More

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Lightning talks 2 ... Read More

Data creation/collection/conversion activity ... Read More

Homework: Python lessons ... Read More

7: Python 1

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Studio time ... Read More

Instructor Demo: Python common patterns ... Read More

Homework: Python lessons ... Read More

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Instructor Demo: matplotlib to website ... Read More

Studio time ... Read More

Homework: Lanier reading ... Read More

8: Python 2

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Lanier, Jaron. "Part Five: the Contest to be Most Meta," Who Owns the Future?. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2013. 165-185. [Link]

Branching out with Zotero 2 ... Read More

Homework: Python ... Read More

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Studio time ... Read More

Lightning talks 3 ... Read More

Homework: finish synthesis 1 ... Read More

9: Python 3

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Due by the start of class: Synthesis 1 and Artist Statement

Midterm reflection questionnaire ... Read More

Homework: Python tutorials ... Read More

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Discuss synthesis 2 assignment ... Read More

Studio time ... Read More

Lightning talks 4 ... Read More

10: SPRING BREAK

NO CLASS

11: Dataviz 1

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

NO CLASS - Go to talk if you want, but not required: Padmini Ray Murray, "Diversifying Data: Building Subversive Ontologies" ... Read More

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Lanier, Jaron. "Part Eight: the Dirty Pictures, Sections 19-23," Who Owns the Future?. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2013. 233-268. [Link]

Sign up for Review Group ... Read More

Studio time ... Read More

12: Dataviz 2

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Studio time ... Read More

Homework: Lanier reading ... Read More

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Lanier, Jaron. "Part Eight: the Dirty Pictures, Sections 24-29," Who Owns the Future?. New York, Simon & Schuster, 2013. 269-315. [Link]

Guest speaker 2: Bob Gradeck ... Read More

Homework: finish synthesis 2 ... Read More

13: Dataviz 3

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Due by the start of class: Synthesis 2 and Artist Statement

Lightning talks 5 ... Read More

Team activity ... Read More

Discuss team assignment ... Read More

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lightning talks 6 ... Read More

Team worksession ... Read More

Homework: start _Weapons of Math Destruction_ ... Read More

14: Analytics 1

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Discussion of reading ... Read More

Team studio time ... Read More

Homework: Finish team assignment ... Read More

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Homework: finish _Weapons of Math Destruction_ ... Read More

15: Analytics 2

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Discussion of reading ... Read More

Peer critique ... Read More

Homework: critique process assignment ... Read More

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Guest speakers: Nora Mattern, Digital Scholarship Services ... Read More

16: Analytics 3

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Peer critique ... Read More

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Peer critique ... Read More

Homework: finish portfolio and final reflection ... Read More

17: EXAM WEEK

NO CLASS

Final Portfolio due by the end of the day Friday, April 28, 2017 ... Read More