Data Visualization

490b/691b | Spring 2017 | Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno
Professor: Katherine Hepworth, PhD

Grading

Due Dates

NameDueXP
Homework discussion boardMar 17, 20171000
Data visualization based promotional itemApr 24, 20171500
Attendance and participationMay 11, 20171000
Youth Homelessness Point in Time Count Infographic (grad students only)May 11, 20170
Final presentationMay 11, 2017500
Total 4000

XP

Grading in this class is by XP (experience points). You earn XP by completing tasks: the better you complete the task, the more XP you will get. Letter grades will only be given at the end of the semester.

Grade Scale

The following chart aligns XP with letter grades and with percentage of total score.

Final grade XP Percentage
A 3720-4000 93-100%
A- 3600-3719 90-92.99%
B+ 3480-3599 87-89.99%
B 3320-3479 83-86.99%
B- 3200-3319 80-82.99%
C+ 3000-3199 75-79.99%
C 2600-2999 65-74.99%
C- 2400-2599 60-64.99%
D+ 2200-2399 55-59.99%
D 1800-2199 45-54.99%
D- 1600-1799 40-44.99%
F 0-1599 0-39.99%

Summaries of Graded Work