Apr 29 2021

Data Visualization – Hosted by UIC ACER

April 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Address

Chicago, IL 60612

Description

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

Registration

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

Contact

Joshua Falk

Date posted

Apr 1, 2021

Date updated

Apr 1, 2021