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Ipt655 Wk10 Representing Quantitative Data

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Tips for creating effective graphic representations of quantitative data sets.

Tips for creating effective graphic representations of quantitative data sets.

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  • 1. Introductions
    Balance
    C.R.A.P. Design
    Type & Color
    Information Hierarchy
    Microsoft Word
    Adobe InDesign I
    Adobe InDesign II
    Adobe Photoshop
    Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Quantitative Information
    Qualitative Information
    Abstractions
    Persuasion
    IPT 655 Visual Instructional Design
    Representing Quantitative Data
  • 2. critique
  • 3. “There is no such thing as information overload…only dismal information design.”
    - ET
    Discussion
    • What was the last memorable graph you saw?
    • 4. Why do YOU use charts and graphs?
  • Rule #1 for creating charts & graphs…Don’t.
  • 5. Thesis Statement
    In one sentence, what conclusion should the viewer draw from this information?
    Remember Info. Hierarchy
    Templatize charts and graphs
    Use “table styles”
    Contrast, again.
    When everything is highlighted…
    Focus, Focus, Focus!
  • 6. GRAPHS ARE NOT OBJECTIVE!
    …or they’re useless
    Show relationships
    Comparison, Contrast, Causality
    Use design principles to guide attention
    Reasons to Believe
    Annotation
    Transparency
  • 7. Enable Scanning
    Order information purposefully
    Prune data mercilessly
    Reward Attention
    Multiple levels of detail
    Subtle relationships
    1000 words
    Resolution
  • 8.
  • 9.
  • 10. Exercise
  • 11.
    • Spend some time with a Tufte book
    • 12. The Visual Display of Quantitative Data
    • 13. Envisioning Information
    • 14. Visual Explanations
    • 15. Beautiful Evidence
    • 16. Create a chart or graph to represent the given data.
    Assignment