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CALPACT Webinar: Using Infographics and Data Visualization Resources


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Interested in learning how to transform data or complex, hard to understand information into something more visually appealing and meaningful? Or how to use tools and techniques to more successfully communicate critical information?

In this webinar, the fourth session in the latest 21st Century New Media Series from CALPACT and CHL at UC Berkeley's School of Public Health, join Sheila Baxter and Leslie Safier from Healthy Communities Institute and Leslie Yang, from Awasu Design, as they share how they're using data visualization tools and infographics to innovatively communicate data that matters in a clear and creative way.

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CALPACT Webinar: Using Infographics and Data Visualization Resources

  1. 1. Books, articles, tools and links:  Now You See It. Oakland, CA: Analytics Press. Few, Stephen. (2009)  The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press. Tufte, Edward. (1983).  Introduction to Data Visualization. Duke University Libraries.  The Dataviz Design Process: 7 Steps for Beginners. Anne K. Emery.  30 Simple Tools for Data Visualization. Fast Company Magazine.  Google Fusion Tables  Tableau Public  Information is Beautiful. David McCandless.   The 36 best tools for data visualization. Brian Suda. March 12, 2014.  Infographics.  13 of the Year’s Best Infographics. Kyle Vanhemert. October 7, 2013.  Health Infographics. Design Tools Beginner  Microsoft Word  Microsoft Excel Intermediate  Piktochart     Venngage  StatSilk  Google Developers  Many Eyes New Media Best Practices: Using Infographics and Data Visualization Resources
  2. 2. Advanced  Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator most flexible tool for graphic- and data-heavy design. TIP: you can subscribe to Adobe Creative Cloud for $49/month for multiple programs or $9.99/month for one program. Tutorials for Design Tools:   Design Resources Graphics    Photos     24 Terrific Places to Find Free and Low-Cost Stock Photos Online. Laura Christianson. May 9, 2014. Inspiration  Dribble  WIRED magazine   Visual Wednesdays: Health Care Then & Now. Mollie McDowell. April 16, 2014.  The Guardian Data Store  Flowing Data  GE Data Visualization  NEWSVIS  Visual Complexity  Reddit Data is Beautiful Accessibility  Lighthouse International  Access Ability: A Practical Handbook on Accessibility. RGD Ontario.  Accessibility. W3C.