Nov 11 2021

Data Visualization

November 11, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:30 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 for this event. Registration will be capped at 50 participants and closes on October 27. Please do not register if you have previously attended Introduction to Data Visualization.


Joshua Falk

Date posted

Apr 1, 2021

Date updated

Sep 20, 2021