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OGCS Data Visualization, A Professional Development Session -- POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE

Oct 15, 2019 12:15PM to 01:15PM
Location: 
Robertson Hall
RH 016
Audience: 
Restricted to WWS graduate students
Speaker(s): 
Jonathan Schwabish, Urban Institute

Presented by Jon Schwabish, from the Urban Institute The data visualization field combines data analysis, graphic design, journalism, and statistics and aims to help analysts in a variety of fields provide their audience with greater insights into their research or products. In this presentation, Jon will lay the groundwork for how to use data visualization to more effectively communicate. This presentation will demonstrate different types of visualizations and their uses, as well as how to avoid creating graphics that result in ineffective and inaccurate perceptions of data. These guidelines will prepare you to create clearer, more accurate, and more visually-appealing graphics.