Assignments for Jan. 31

Excel, Part 1: Read the section of this tutorial that deals with importing into Excel and then import this fixed-width text file into Excel. What does the data say to you? What questions does it prompt for further reporting? A basic Excel guide that may come in handy.

Excel, Part 2: Find GW’s Undergraduate Headcount by School and put the data into Excel. Email me the spreadsheet and how you did it. What possible stories could you get from this?

For Class Discussion: Read this Des Moines Register story on parking tickets.

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