Mini-Courses

This is a list of all currently scheduled mini-courses and their host locations. Some information on this page may not be 100% up-to-date; see the Google Calendar for the most current information. If you would like to host a location, please indicate that when you register, or contact site coordinator Iva Jean Tennant directly.

Beyond Bar Graphs: Data Visualization Analysis and Creation

Dates/Times: Wednesdays 11/15, 12/6, 12/20 – 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Viewing locations and hosts (contact Iva Jean if you’d like to host a location)

  • Ithaca High School (Benjamin Kirk)
  • Maine Endwell (Karin Mann)
  • Corning-Painted Post High School (Renee and Kristen)
  • Hornell High School (Jordan Titus)

Presenters: Mona Chalabi (Data Editor of Guardian US) and Ellie Vierling (MƒA Master Teacher, Telecommunication Arts and Technology High School)

Course Description: This mini-course is designed to make you flip your axis, check your assumptions, and question correlations all the while pushing ourselves and our students to visualize data creatively. Join data journalist Mona Chalabi and high school statistics teacher Ellie Vierling as we allow the numbers to inspire the art. We will discuss process,
propaganda, and p-value and have lots of fun with colored pencils along the way.

Registration: Two registrations needed: complete this form to register locally with Iva Jean, and complete this form to register with the central program.


Ecotoxicity – The Effects of Toxic Chemicals on Animals in the Environment

Dates/Times: Wednesdays 2/7, 2/14, and 2/28 – 5:00 to 7:30 (dinner at 5, live stream session starts at 5:30)

Viewing location

  • Live: Binghamton University (Zurack Family High-Technology Collaboration Center, LN-1302C)

Presenters: Professor Jessica Hua, Binghamton University

Course Description: TBD

Registration: Complete this form to register


Gerrymandering and Math

Dates/Times: Tuesdays 2/13, 2/27, and 3/13 – 5:30 to 7:30

Viewing locations

  • TBD

Presenter: TBD

Course Description: TBD

Registration: Complete this form to register


Cryptography/Cybersecurity

Dates/Times: Thursdays 4/12, 4/19, and 4/26 – 5:30 to 7:30

Viewing locations/Hosts

  • TBD

Presenter: Omkant Pandey, Computer Science Dept., Stony Brook University,

Course Description: TBD

Registration: Complete this form to register

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