What we’re reading: Week of February 2nd

Some favorites from recent data happenings, mostly a mix of visualization and spatial matters: Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Week of January 26th

Classes have started for the spring semester, and things are humming again across the campus. Here’s a look at some things that we’ve been reading in our (now suddenly less abundant) free time:

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Research Skills Workshops, spring 2015

Join the Data@Reed team this spring for seven weeks of workshops and build your research skills. All workshops are Wednesday afternoons, from 4:30-5:30pm, in the ETC — see the schedule below for details. Continue reading

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What we’re reading: Week of 19 January

If you have seen Rich’s workshops, you have some sense of the analytical power of R. Read more about who is using R, why, and for what ends. (R is Still Hot and Getting Hotter)

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What We’re Reading – Week of January 4th

Welcome back and Happy New Year to all! Before we get to this week’s links, we wanted to share a list of Data@Reed-related Paideia events. Not all of these events are strictly data-centric, but all of them will offer something to increase your data skills and literacy:

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What We’re Reading: Winter Break Edition

Finals are over, grading is underway, and Commons offers a limited salad bar — as you settle in to winter break, get cozy with a cup of tea and some finds from all-things-data from last week:

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What We’re Reading – Week of December 8, 2014

It’s Finals week! If you’re looking for something to read in your study breaks, here’s a look at some of the articles, projects, and blog posts that have intrigued us over the past week.

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What We’re Reading – Week of December 1, 2014

A few data-driven nuggets from last week for you, dear readers:

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Test your quantitative reasoning

Looking for some puzzles to round out your semester? Check out the new post on the Teaching and Learning with Technology at Reed blog, you can find five tests of your quantitative reasoning skills (with answers, too).

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These five shapes form a pattern. What comes next?

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What We’re Reading – Week of October 13, 2014

Happy Fall Break! While you’re taking this week to catch your breath, here’s a look at some of the articles, projects, and blog posts that have intrigued us over the past week.

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