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Resource Library

Introductory text to the library. Should live in the new pedagagogy part of the website settings.

Tutorials

From Data to Viz

From Data to Viz by From Data to Viz also provides a guide to data visualization for different types of data and narratives.

Pushing commits to a remote repository

.lower()

See how to use .lower() on w3schools.

Projects

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Use Git and GitHub to track, store, and share an independent or collaborative project folder.

a syllabus using a GitHub repo

Here are two examples of using Git and GitHub for teaching—a syllabus using a GitHub repo and a syllabus using a repo and GitPages.

MALLET (MAchine Learning for LanguagE Toolkit)

Feeling super brave? You might want to give MALLET (MAchine Learning for LanguagE Toolkit) a shot! MALLET is a “a Java-based package for statistical natural language processing, document classification, clustering, topic modeling, information extraction, and other machine learning applications to text.” It includes tools for document classification, sequence tagging, topic modeling, and numerical optimization.

Readings

Creative Commons: An Educator’s Course Guide to Creative Commons

J.R. Dingwall’s open-access book Creative Commons: An Educator’s Course Guide to Creative Commons is a good place to start for anyone interested in how the Creative Commons can empower the open education movement with “tools that help create better, more flexible and sustainable open educational resources (OER), practices, and policies,” as he writes in Part V of the book, “Creative Commons for Educators.”

Ten Simple Rules for Responsible Big Data Research

Ten Simple Rules for Responsible Big Data Research explores some guidelines for addressing complex ethical issues that arise in any research project.

Feminist Data’s Manifest-No

(Ethics and (“big” data) research) Feminist Data’s Manifest-No discusses the realities of “big” data and the fallacies of unequal harm and risk distribution, particularly towards marginalized communities.

Cheat Sheets

Markdown Cheat Sheet

The Markdown Guide, a free and open-source reference guide to Markdown, features a Markdown Cheat Sheet on their website.

Digital Fellows’ Python Cheat Sheet

See the Digital Fellows’ Python Cheat Sheet for handy commands that we cover in this workshop.