Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The emotional journey of designing a great visualization

Classes have begun at the University of Miami. This semester I'm teaching my intro to data visualization and infographics class, and an advanced one called Data Visualization and Infographics Studio, where I ask students to develop a presence in the visualization community—more about that soon—and also a very ambitious data-driven essay similar to The Pudding's.

One of my grad students, Deb P. Davis, tweeted this funny diagram by Celestine Chua:

I repurposed Chua's graphic for my class schedule; the dates here correspond to the project proposal (September 10-17), presenting the first prototype (October 10), coming back from Fall recess (October 22), presenting the second prototype (November 12), and the final critique session (December 3):