Active Learning Resources for Understanding and Communicating Multimodal Transportation Data

 

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Chapter

Activity

Instructor Resources

Frontis

1

Principles of Scientific Graphical Display

1

Principles of Graphics

2

Overview of the Datasets Available for the Class

3

An Experiment in Graphical Perception

4

Critiquing a Graphic for Graphicacy

2

Getting Started with Data

5

Setting up Your Accounts

6

Creating a Simple Database An Excel Strawman

 

7

Overview of SQL

 

8

Creating a Simple Database Now with PostgreSQL

 

9

Simple SQL

 

3

Introduction to R

 

10

An Introduction to R and R Studio

 

11

Setting Up R

 

12

A Starting Point Some Simple R

 

13

Reading in Data Files

 

14

R Plots

 

15

Learning Some Simple Plotting Features of R

 

16

Your First Advanced Plot

 

17

Code Sharing

 

18

Thinking like a Computer Pseudo-coding and Functions

 

19

Write Your Own Function

 

20

Connecting to the Class Database via RODBC and PostgresSQL Drivers

 

21

Using R with PostgreSQL

 

22

Packages

 

23

Working with Time in R

 

4

Using Graphics for Exploratory Data Analysis

 

24

Interactive Review of Basic Statistics Using R

 

25

Basic Charts for Single Discrete Variable

 

26

Exploring Single Discrete Variable Plots

 

27

Exploratory and Diagnostic Plots for the Distribution of a Single Continuous Variable

 

28

Probability Distributions

 

29

Kernel Density Estimates and Histograms

 

30

Diagnosing a Distribution

 

31

Depicting the Distribution Involving Discrete Variables

 

32

Depicting the Distribution of Two Continuous Variables

 

33

Introduction of Final Project Topics

 

34

One and Two Sample Tests

 

35

Exploring Confidence Intervals and Simple Hypothesis Testing

 

36

An Application of Hypothesis Testing

 

5

Data Exploration for Understanding

 

37

Advanced Multivariate Continuous Displays and Diagnostics

 

38

Introduction to Random Sampling

 

6

Putting it All Together: An Independent Structured Analysis

 

T1

Assessing The Accessibility Of Trimet Bus Stops

 

T2

Assessing Trimet Bus Headway Reliability

T3

Bicycle Performance

T4

Freeway Data and Incidents

T5

Freeway Data and Weather

T6

WIM Data Side By Side Loadings

Appendix

Dataset Narratives