• 2020 Apr 14

    [Workshop] Online Writing Assignments with Scalar

    2:00pm to 3:30pm


    Zoom (Remote Delivery)

    Introducing multimedia assignments into a class for the first time can seem intimidating. In this workshop, jointly offered by Academic Technology for FAS, Arts and Humanities Research Computing, and the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, we will help you remediate an existing assignment in Scalar, a free, open source authoring and publishing platform designed to make it easy for authors and instructors to create born-digital scholarship online. Scalar enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose...

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  • 2020 Apr 16

    [Workshop] Tidying Data with Python and OpenRefine

    1:00pm to 3:30pm


    Lamont Library B-30

    In his paper "Tidy Data," Hadley Wickham riffs on Tolstoy: "Like families, tidy datasets are all alike but every messy dataset is messy in its own way." When we spend 75% of our "analysis" time cleaning and preprocessing data, it makes sense to focus on strategies to standardize our data.

    In this workshop, we will focus on correcting common errors in collected data and (re)structuring datasets to facilitate analysis. We will be using OpenRefine and...

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