Instructors: Sharon Leon, Sheila Brennan, and Resident Instructor Lincoln Mullen
- Gibbs, Frederick W. “New Forms of History: Critiquing Data and Its Representations.” The American Historian, 2016. http://tah.oah.org/february-2016/new-forms-of-history-critiquing-data-and-its-representations/.
- Graham, Shawn, Ian Milligan, and Scott Weingart. “Principles of Information Visualization.” In The Historian’s Macroscope: Big Digital History, Pre-Draft. London: Imperial College Press, 2015. http://www.themacroscope.org/?page_id=469.
- Kosara, Robert. “Spreadsheet Thinking vs. Database Thinking.” Eagereyes, April 25, 2016. https://eagereyes.org/basics/spreadsheet-thinking-vs-database-thinking.
- Mullen, Lincoln. “Data Manipulation.” In Digital History Methods in R. Accessed May 2, 2016. http://lincolnmullen.com/projects/dh-r/data.html.
- Vaidyanathan, Ramnath. Grammar of Graphics. Accessed May 2, 2016. https://ramnathv.github.io/pycon2014-r/visualize/ggplot2.html.
- Wickham, Hadley. “Tidy Data.” Journal of Statistical Software 59, no. 10 (August 2014). http://www.jstatsoft.org/v59/i10/paper.
- Discuss readings
- RStudio installation questions
- Digital Methods: The grammar of graphics
- Hands-on Session: Demo of plotting data in R with ggplot2
- Code School, Try R, http://tryr.codeschool.com/
- Hands-on Session: Plotly
- “2011 Art Auction Dataset (Clean),” https://plot.ly/~robertssw87/5/.
- Digital Methods: The grammar of data manipulation
- Hands-on Session: Working with Excel
- Hands-on Session: Manipulating data with dplyr and tidyr
- Consider what data sets that might be available and useful for individual research projects
- Install Neatline plugin in your Omeka site