### Syllabus

### Midterm project

Presentations to begin 10/27.

### Final project

Presentations to begin 11/13.

### Notes

- Principles of data visualization
- Intro to Tableau
- Univariate visualizations
- Multivariate visualizations
- 3-way scatterplots and maps
- Interactive Dashboards
- Data visualization in R with ggplot2

### Resources

- Additional courses on R provided by Data Camp
- CrowdGrader instructional video
- Dr. Tom Grier’s visual communication notes
- Slides for Dr. Eastman’s critiques

### Critiques

- Critique #1 (due Wednesday, 8/30 by 11:59pm) | Discussion slides
- Critique #2 (due Sunday 10/8 by 11:59pm)
- Practice critique of Design Task 3 submissions, using the midterm rubric

### Design tasks

- Design Task 1 | First draft to CrowdGrader: 9/3 (link to CrowdGrader assignment) | Critiques due: 9/7 | Final draft to D2L: 9/10
- Design Task 2 | First draft to CrowdGrader: 9/15 (midnight) (link to CrowdGrader assignment) | Critiques due: 9/18 (noon) | Final draft to D2L: 9/20 (midnight)
- In-class critiques: at each table, assess one of the visualizations below. Answer the following:
- For each design task question: A. Is it answered; B. How is it answered (what comparisons must be made to answer the question)?
- What is clearly communicated? What information is difficult to extract?
- Look at legends/labels/annotations. What is effective? What shows room for improvement?

- Example 1 | Example 2 | Example 3 | Example 4 | Example 5 | Example 6 | Example 7 | Example 8 | Example 9 | Example 10 | Example 11

- In-class critiques: at each table, assess one of the visualizations below. Answer the following:
- Design Task 3 | First draft to CrowdGrader: 9/27 (midnight) | Critiques due: 10/1 (midnight) | Final draft to D2L: 10/4 (midnight)
- Consider the following example submissions for Design Task 3. Assess them according to the midterm rubric
- Static images
- Example 1 | Example 2 | Example 3 | Example 4 | Example 5 | Example 6 | Example 7

### Play days!

- Play day 1, begins 9/13
- Play day 2 | R code for plots
- Play day 3, begins 10/16
- Play day 4, begins 11/6