A Guide to Data Visualization: Best Practices for Communicating Open Educational Data

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This applied webinar explores best practices for communicating open educational data with a wide audience. Topics include different methods for encoding data, the use of color and considerations for color blindness, visual perception, common pitfalls, and methods for minimizing cognitive load. Dr. Daniel Anderson, from the University of Oregon, guides the audience through these topics, while also briefly discussing mediums for communication, including data dashboards to reach a larger and more diverse audience.

Link to resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0BwePFyFIs&feature=youtu.be

Type of resources: Lesson

Education level(s): Graduate / Professional

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Subject area(s): Education

Language(s): English