Data Journalism at CCSU, Fall 2015

More mapping, setting up a website

Links for class

Assignments for Oct. 14

Read: Map App of the Day: Presidential Election Maps

Read: How The Rainbow Color Map Misleads

Read: Visual Literacy in an Age of Data

Homework 1

Answer these questions about the readings.

Questions about the Class 6 reading assignments

Homework 2

This one is a bit complicated but builds on everything you've learned so far

Make me a Choropleth map in Google Fusion Table based on the data on US Mass Shootings.

Make the map public and email me the link.

Remember, your midterm is due in a couple weeks. Think about what you want to do for it. Get started early.