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DTAN-310: BIG Data | Carlow University | Spring 2023

course wk no. date session links learning objectives completion targets
DTAN-310 1 Monday
9-JAN-2023

Articulate the key themes of the BIG Data class

Dig into python langauge fundamentals with the introductory exercises

DTAN-310 Wednesday
11-JAN-2023

Basic data structures

Practice data types

DTAN-310 2 Monday
9-JAN-2023

{no class} Martin Luther King Jr. Day

DTAN-310 Wednesday
18-JAN-2023

Practice function design with R homework

Basic file input/output

DTAN-310 3 Monday
23-JAN-2023

File input and output

Dedicate a few hours to adapting/customizing examples in w3 schools python tutorials, starting with Variables and working through a few sections. Goal: get through Dictionaries by Monday.

DTAN-310 Wednesday
25-JAN-2023

Function and file basics

DTAN-310 4 Monday
30-JAN-2023

Finish Dog tag data digestion together; Choose next data set for practice.

Use loops to assemble basic data statistics.

Small task for Wednesday:

# Dog Tag Task #3

# Dog Tag Task #3
# Then list all dog names that are exactly two characters long
# BONUS: how many dogs were given each of these two lettered names
# BONUS: which dog name(s) is the longest of any issued and what name was that?
# hint, you can ask strings their length with len()

Make a good faith effort at review problems tied to these sections, to be posted here on Wednesday

Digest w3schools python tutorials THROUGH functions by Monday, 6-FEB

State Population Growth project

Dedicate substantial time to building our state population growth tool using our guide.

DTAN-310 Wednesday
1-FEB-2023

Review progress on python tutorials on w3 schools.

Follow specificaitons to write functions that take in desired inputs and produce required outputs.

DTAN-310 5 Monday
6-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
8-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 6 Monday
13-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
15-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 7 Monday
20-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
22-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 8 Monday
27-FEB-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
1-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 xxx Monday
9-JAN-2023
Wednesday
11-JAN-2023

SPRING BREAK: NO CLASSES

DTAN-310 9 Monday
13-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
15-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 10 Monday
20-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
22-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 11 Monday
27-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
29-MAR-2023

DTAN-310 12 Monday
3-APR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
5-APR-2023

DTAN-310 13 Monday
10-APR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
12-APR-2023

DTAN-310 14 Monday
17-APR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
19-APR-2023

DTAN-310 15 Monday
24-APR-2023

DTAN-310 Wednesday
26-APR-2023

DTAN-310 16 FINAL
???
?-MAY-2023