Schedule

Week 1
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
1/23
  • No reading
1/25
  • Murray, pp. 15–29
1/27
  • Murray, pp. 29–35
Week 2
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
1/30
2/1
  • Murray, 3. JavaScript (pp. 35–48)
2/3
  • No reading
Week 3
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
2/6
  • SVG
  • Murray, 3. SVG (pp. 49–56)
2/8
  • Murray, 4. All Sections, except “MAMP, WAMP, and LAMP” (pp. 61–63)
  • Murray, 5. Generating Page Elements (pp. 67–71)
  • Murray, 5. Binding Data (pp. 71–84)
2/10
  • Introduction to D3, continued
  • No reading
Week 4
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
2/13
  • Strategies for Visualizing Data
  • (notes)
  • No reading
2/15
  • Build a Bar Graph
  • Murray, 6. Drawing divs (pp. 85–88)
  • Murray, 6. The power of data() (pp. 89–92)
  • Murray, 6. Drawing SVGs (pp. 93–96)
2/17
  • Build a Bar Graph, continued
  • Murray, 6. Making a Bar Chart (pp. 96–106)
Week 5
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
2/20
  • Murray, 6. Making a Scatterplot (pp. 107–112)
2/22
  • Murray, 7. All Sections (pp. 113–124)
  • Optional: Murray, 9. Modernizing the Bar Chart (pp. 137–141)
2/24
  • Build a Scatter Plot, continued
  • Murray, 8. All Sections (pp. 125–136)
Week 6
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
2/27
  • Streaming Data
  • Murray, 9. Updating Data (pp. 141–145)
3/1
  • Transitions
  • Murray, 9. Transitions (pp. 146–164)
  • Optional: Murray, 9. Other Kinds of Data Updates (pp. 165–180)
3/3
  • Geographic Data
  • Murray, 12. All but “Acquiring and Parsing Geodata” (pp. 217–229)
  • Optional: Murray, 12. Acquiring and Parsing Geodata (pp. 230–236)
Week 7
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
3/6
  • Hierarchical Data
  • Murray, 11. All Sections (pp. 201–216)
3/8
  • Interactive Visualizations
  • (notes)
  • Murray, pp. 181–191
3/10
  • Interactive Visualizations, continued
  • (notes)
  • Murray, pp. 192–200
Week 8
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
3/13
  • Visualization Showcase
  • No reading
  • Exercise: Visualization Critiques
3/15
  • Visualization Showcase
  • No reading
3/17
  • Visualization Showcase
  • No reading
Spring Break
Week 9
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
4/3
  • Linking, Cleaning, & Subsetting Data
  • No reading
4/5
  • Linking, Cleaning, & Subsetting Data
  • No reading
4/7
  • Linking, Cleaning, & Subsetting Data
  • No reading
Week 10
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
4/10
  • The Project
  • No reading
4/12
  • Project Proposals
  • No reading
4/14
  • Project Proposals, continued
  • No reading
Week 11
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
4/17
  • Peer Review
  • D3 Project Hints
4/19
  • Project Working Day
  • No reading
4/21
  • Project Working Day
  • No reading
Week 12
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
4/24
  • Dates & Timelines
4/26
  • Project Working Day
  • No reading
4/28
  • Project Working Day
  • No reading
Week 13
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
5/1
  • Project Working Day
  • No reading
5/3
  • Requested Topics
  • TBD
5/5
  • No reading
Week 14
Date Topic Reading Activities Work Due
5/8
  • Project Working Day
  • No reading
  • Project: Critiques
5/10
  • Project Presentations
  • No reading
5/12
  • Project Presentations
  • No reading
  • Project: Critiques (by 10:30pm)
  • Project: Report (by 10:30pm)