Apr 29 2021

Data Visualization – Hosted by UIC ACER

April 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM


Chicago, IL 60612


This tutorial introduces the basics of data visualization. Participants will learn why data visualization is important, considerations in choosing a visualization, and how to construct and customize charts using R and ggplot.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the broader landscape of data visualization
  • Understand the importance of plotting your data
  • Understand how ggplot decomposes graphs into combinable components ("grammar of graphics")
    • layers, scales, coordinate systems, faceting
  • Produce scatter plots
  • Customize plots
  • Know when to use different types of visual encodings
    • position, size, color, shape


Click here to register. Registration will be capped at 40 participants and closes on April 14, 2021.


Joshua Falk

Date posted

Apr 1, 2021

Date updated

Apr 1, 2021