Elon Grades with Motion Chart

 

As some of you may know...

I have long advocated that Elon's faculty seriously examine its grading policies.  Thus, when Peter asked for some grade plots akin to those at www.gapminder.org (check out http://tinyurl.com/5n8jxw for a great TED movie about this), I was more than eager to help. Turns out, Google bought and has released the gapminder code for their plots and after an evening of poking around with this and a morning getting  data from Mark Albertson, I had a prototype in place.  Here are a few different views of the same data: