Design charts, graphs, dashboards, and other visualizations with an understanding of color and chart type. Learners use the appropriate types of chart based on the data that is being presented and the audience that is viewing the presentation and also build charts for the purpose of exploratory data analysis.
Builds on Data Visualizations 1 and emphasizes choosing proper charts for quantitative and time-series analysis. Learners build effective dashboards and tell effective stories based on audience needs and analytical comfort. Learners contrast the ways in which data visualization can be used to tell truthful and untruthful stories.
Introduce learners to the foundational concepts of data programming in the open-source language R. Learners explore ways to visualize data, examine data structures, and model the relationship between variables using commands in R. Learners incorporate problem-solving and critical thinking skills as they write commands to support their work with data analysis.