Data Vis Session 4: Data Exploration.



Next Week’s Assignments

Notes Infographic for USAID

1. What data is being represented?
Think about questions first.
Then go data shopping.

2. Techniques:
– scaling, repeated image
– symbols
– word choice copywriting
– colors – limited colors
– donut charts

3. One-sentence story
In any story, you have to put on your editor hat.
If the story is a call to action, you have to bring it back to the action.

A Process

You have to brainstorm well (including gauging your audience and goals) to pick a good technique to tell the story.
WTFcsv: ask the data questions. Use it to ask yourself questions about your own bias.