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Finally, you should also share with me the full Python source code you used to collect the data as well as the data set itself. Your code along will not form a large portion of your final grade. Rather, I will focus on the degree to which you have been successful at answering the ''substantive'' questions you have identified.
 
Finally, you should also share with me the full Python source code you used to collect the data as well as the data set itself. Your code along will not form a large portion of your final grade. Rather, I will focus on the degree to which you have been successful at answering the ''substantive'' questions you have identified.
  
Visualization is critical to storytelling, so 25% of your grade for this project will be determined by the visualizations and tables in your report. Good visualizations should "stand alone" and motivate the core results in your paper all by themselves. A good question to keep in mind is "could I tell this story with the visualizations and a tweet?"
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At least 25% of your grade for this project will be determined by the visualizations and tables in your report. Good visualizations should "stand alone" and motivate the core results in your paper all by themselves. A good question to keep in mind is "could I tell this story with the visualizations and a tweet?"
  
 
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Please do not share answers to challenges before midnight on Sunday so that everybody has a chance to work through answers on their own. After midnight on Sunday, you are all welcome and encouraged to share your solutions and/or to discuss different approaches.  We will discuss the coding challenges for a short period of time at the beginning of each class.
 
Please do not share answers to challenges before midnight on Sunday so that everybody has a chance to work through answers on their own. After midnight on Sunday, you are all welcome and encouraged to share your solutions and/or to discuss different approaches.  We will discuss the coding challenges for a short period of time at the beginning of each class.
 
== Grades ==
 
 
Assignments will accrue to your final grade in the following way:
 
 
* 10% will be class participation, including attendance, participation in discussions and group work, and significant effort towards weekly assignments.
 
* 5% will be the Final Project Idea.
 
* 10% will be the Final Project Proposal.
 
* 50% will be the Final Project write up including visualizations.
 
* 25% will be your Final Presentation including your slides and presentation.
 
 
  
 
== Schedule ==
 
== Schedule ==
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=== Attendance ===
 
=== Attendance ===
  
While we understand that as a professional program students will now and again have work or personal conflicts, it is expected that students communicate well in advance to faculty so that arrangements can be made for making up the work that was missed. It is the students' responsibility to seek out support from classmates for notes, handouts, and other information.  
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Attendance in class is expected of all participants. This class is going to move very quickly and the things we learn will build on the things we've covered the week before. ''It will be extremely difficult to miss classes.'' If you need to miss class for any reason, please contact the instructor ahead of time (email is best). Multiple unexplained absences will likely result in a lower grade or (in extreme circumstances) a failing grade. In the event of an absence, you are responsible for obtaining class notes, handouts, assignments, etc.
  
 
=== Office Hours ===
 
=== Office Hours ===
  
Because this is an evening degree program and I understand you have busy schedules that keep us away from campus during the day, I will not hold regular office hours. In general, I am very happy to have a skype or hangouts session where we can share our screens and discuss your questions. I'm also happy to meet in the evenings in the University District. Please contact me on email to arrange a meeting.
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Because this is an evening degree program and I understand you have busy schedules that keep us away from campus during the day, I will not hold regular office hours. In general, I am very happy to have a skype or hangouts session where we can share our screens and discuss your questions. Please contact me on email to arrange a meeting.
  
 
=== Disability Accommodations Statement ===
 
=== Disability Accommodations Statement ===
  
Your experience in this class is important to me. If you have already established accommodations with Disability Resources for Students (DRS), please communicate your approved accommodations to me at your earliest convenience so we can discuss your needs in this course.
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To request academic accommodations due to a disability please contact Disability Resources for Students, 448 Schmitz, 206-543-8924/V, 206-5430-8925/TTY. If you have a letter from Disability Resources for Students indicating that you have a disability that requires academic accommodations, please present the letter to me so we can discuss the accommodations that you might need for the class. I am happy to work with you to maximize your learning experience.
 
 
If you have not yet established services through DRS, but have a temporary health condition or permanent disability that requires accommodations (conditions include but not limited to: mental health, attention-related, learning, vision, hearing, physical or health impacts), you are welcome to contact DRS at 206-543-8924 or uwdrs@uw.edu or https://disability.uw.edu.
 
 
 
DRS offers resources and coordinates reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities and/or temporary health conditions.  Reasonable accommodations are established through an interactive process between you, your instructor(s) and DRS.  It is the policy and practice of the University of Washington to create inclusive and accessible learning environments consistent with federal and state law.
 
 
 
 
 
=== Incomplete ===
 
 
 
An Incomplete may be given only when the student has been in attendance and has done satisfactory work to within two weeks of the end of the quarter and has furnished proof satisfactory to the instructor that the work cannot be completed because of illness or other circumstances beyond the student’s control.
 
To obtain credit for the course, a student must successfully complete the work and the instructor must submit a grade. In no case may an Incomplete be converted into a passing grade after a lapse of two years or more. An incomplete received by the graduate student does not automatically convert to a grade of 0.0 but the “I” will remain as a permanent part of the student’s record.
 
 
 
  
 
=== Comm Lead Electronic Mail Standards of Conduct ===
 
=== Comm Lead Electronic Mail Standards of Conduct ===
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=== Academic Misconduct ===
 
=== Academic Misconduct ===
 
   
 
   
Comm Lead is committed to upholding the academic standards of the University of Washington’s Student Conduct Code. It is the responsibility of each UW student to know and uphold all tenets of the code, including those regarding integrity in academic conduct (http://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/SGP/SPCH209.html#7). In this course, avoiding plagiarism, falsification of fieldwork data, and inappropriate collaboration are particularly important. All assignments will be reviewed for integrity. All rules regarding academic integrity extend to electronic communication and the use of online sources. All instances of suspected dishonesty or misconduct will be reported in accordance with UW policy, and may result in failure and removal from this course.If a faculty member suspects a violation of the Student Conduct Code from one of their students, the instructor will notify the student directly and file a report with the College of Arts and Sciences Student Conduct Office, as required by the College. Comm Lead faculty (indeed, all UW faculty) may neither attempt to reach a mutually agreeable resolution with a student suspected of academic misconduct NOR unilaterally lower a student’s grade based academic misconduct without taking the necessary steps outlined above.
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Comm Lead is committed to upholding the academic standards of the University of Washington’s Student Conduct Code. If I suspect a student violation of that code, I will first  engage in a conversation with that student about my concerns.
 
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If we cannot successfully resolve a suspected case of academic misconduct through our conversations, I will refer the situation to the Anita Crofts, Comm Lead Associate Director of Academic Affairs. The Comm Lead Associate Director of Academic Affairs, in consultation with the Comm Lead Director, can then work with the COM Chair to seek further input and if necessary, move the case up to the Dean.
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While evidence of academic misconduct may result in a lower grade, Comm Lead faculty (indeed, all UW faculty) may '''not''' unilaterally lower a grade without taking the necessary steps outlined above.
 
   
 
   
 
In closing, Comm Lead  students are expected to:
 
In closing, Comm Lead  students are expected to:

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