Category Archives: 5. Tech Apps

Per. 5 Tech Apps Class from T2 2015-16

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T3 Course List For Forecasting Asmt.

History 11/12
Shakespeare and Politics
Probability & Stats
Human Anatomy
Yoga
Spanish 2
Spanish 4
Spanish 5
English 9
Publications/Yearbook
English 10
Senior Exhibition
Genetics 9
Art/Science
Tech Apps
Web Server Apps
Advanced Web Design
Intro Java Programming
French 3
French 4
French 5
Health B
Consumer Science
Modern History 10
Media Literacy
XV
PreCalculus
Calculus C Advanced
Adv. PreCalculus
PE 2
Paint Studio
Photography
Art/Science
Choir C
Algebra 2B Advanced
Algebra 2B
Nationalism/Ethnic Conflict
Alg 1
Physics 12
Weight Training

Tues. 2/1 Tech Apps Lesson

Sorry I couldn’t be with you all today.   Today’s lesson is focused on lying with charts.

Here’s an example from 2012.  Take a look at it and see if you can figure out how this chart perhaps misrepresents the data as it is labeled:  fbn-cavuto-20120731-bushexpire

Next, I want you to read through this:  https://cseweb.ucsd.edu/~ricko/CSE3/Lie_with_Statistics.pdf

And then, I want you to try it out with your advertising analysis.  Can you create charts that imply contradictory things.  For instance, can you provide one chart that shows women are underrepresented and one that shows they are overrepresented. No cheating, you have to use the numbers you actually found (if you want to add someone else’s numbers to your data to get a broader sampling, you may).

Web Advertisement Analysis

Develop an Excel workbook with a data sheet and a reporting sheet.

The datasheet needs the following columns:

  • Site the ad is on
  • Company advertising
  • Product
  • Product Category (data validated from list on reporting sheet)
  • # of males pictured in the ad
  • # of females pictured in the ad
  • # of cats in the ad
  • # of dogs in the ad

It may be necessary to disable ad blockers for this assignment.

You’ll go looking around the web — especially sites that provide information or service for free — think news or television sites, weather, recipes, song lyrics or what not, and look at the ads companies are paying to put on those sites.  Find at least twenty-five different ads.

The reporting tab should calculate:

  • Count of Advertisements
  • Total number of males depicted
  • Total number of females depicted
  • Average number of males depicted
  • Average number of females depicted

It should perform those calculations for all the advertisements combined, and also separately for each individual category.  The categories are:

  • Food
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Cosmetics
  • Home goods (appliances…)
  • Clothing
  • Transportation
  • Recruitment

 

Research Tools Assignment

Download and learn to use one of the three selected research tools we discovered:

Use the research you found in doing your 5-hour project.  Put the research into the tool.

Then, write a 5-paragraph style essay using Microsoft Word and use the tool you chose to manage the research piece of it – notes, citations, works cited.

The goal here is more to learn the tool than to write a great paper.  Using real research means that you will find out how the thing works and run into the realistic advantages/disadvantages of the tool you chose. This is the kind of learning people are seldom interested in when they have a paper deadline coming, but it is the kind that, once you have, can make that deadline and research more manageable.

 

 

 

Citation Managers

  1. EasyBib (Piper, Richard)
    1. Store source information
    2. Can store information
    3. Manages different styles
    4. Can save, but only one
    5. Have to get an account — pay wall
    6. Pay wall will do multiples
    7. Plagiarism Detector
    8. Does not integrate with Word
  2. EndNote (Whitney)
    1. Stores source information
    2. Sorts sources
    3. diff. styles
    4. works cited
    5.  inline citations
    6. Research notes?
    7. available everywhere
    8. Word plugin
    9. Does Everything with EndNote Basic (a little hard to find on the site)
  3. Mendeley (Eva)
    1. Download
    2. Manages bibliography
    3. Sources
    4. Take notes
    5. Have a source, put in, can look at related documents in their library.
    6. inline citations if you activate the plugin to Word
    7. Works wherever you are – web site, plugin, or mobile app — or all three
  4. Zotero (Chloe)
    1. download
    2. create account to sync across devices
    3. Can copy to clipboard or open in Word
    4. Plugin for Chrome to add citation information from the page you are on
    5. Plugin for Word
    6. Bibliography/Works Cited and inline
    7. Research notes with sources
  5. Citation Machine (Gabe)
    1. Some room for annotations
    2. Can’t integrate with word
    3. Does manage plagiarism detection/finds sources for you
    4. type in url (or paste) and it finds it
    5. or do it manually
    6. creates/stores citation
  6. Cite My Sources-Oregon (Roma)
    1. This is the same as OSLIS
    2. Does not store information.
    3. One and done — not up to our standards
    4. Source types
    5. Just MLA
    6. No research notes with sources
    7. No inline citations
  7. Papersapp.com (Elie)
    1. powerful but inscrutable
  8. Bibme (Elie)
    1. Citation guide — different source types
    2. Find the resource details. saves work. downloadable results.
    3. annotation space
    4. Does not directly integrate with Word
    5. Manages different styles and inline citations and works cited.
  9. CiteFast (Roma)
    1. Really good
    2. Stores source info
    3. Can create account
    4. Last works cited you make is saved
    5. If you do another, it is the last one you saved
    6. If you have account, you can keep track of all of them.
    7. APA, MLA, Chicago (all up to date)
    8. Handles inline citation
    9. no research notes
    10. Available everywhere
    11. Citations kept for four days if you do not have account (longer if you do)
  10. RefWorks
  11. Citation Producer (Roma)
  12. Google Drive ( Chloe)
    1. Download plugins to add
    2. Couple for citations
    3. EasyBib — works just like web site
      1. Did not seem to be correct
  13. Cite Maker
  14. Taiga.io (Elie) — this is not a citation management tool
  15. Oslis (Roma) — see also Cite My Sources – Oregon

Wishlist: the things we’d like the software to do:

  • Store source Information
  • Sort sources
  • Manage different styles
  • Produce Works Cited Page
  • Manage inline citations
  • Store research notes w/ sources (searchable)
  • Save
  • Available Everywhere
  • Most recent MLA
  • Integrate with Word

Windows Tour

Today we talked about some of the translation from Mac to Windows, and we talked about using the revision/editing tools in Word.

 

Included in our discussion of Windows vs Mac were these comparisons

 

Mac Windows
Finder  Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 4.10.00 PM Explorer  explorer
Spotlight, Launchpad, Apple Menu  Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 4.09.30 PM All handled by Start Menu  Start Button
Settings  Screen Shot 2015-12-17 at 4.11.18 PM Control Panel
Dock Taskbar
Force Quit Task Manager: End Task