Data visualization has become part of the public imagination. We see graphs and maps of data everywhere: in the news, in social media, in science, and many other realms. But do the readers of these visualizations understand what they are looking at? More importantly, do visualization designers know what they are doing? This talk offers suggestions for overcoming these challenges.
[Dr. Alberto Cairo is Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the School of Communication, University of Miami, and author of How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter About Visual Information. This lecture was presented at AU Libraries' Savvy Researcher Boot Camp on May 22nd, 2021.]
Check our library catalog for books mentioned in Dr. Cairo's talk. Dr. Cairo has shared these resources related to his presentation topic:
2020 Three Minute Thesis (3MT©) winners, Eleanore Larson and Sophie Boorman, reprise their winning 3MT talks and answer audience questions about how to prepare for, and deliver, effective scholarly presentations. [Please note that, due to technical issues, the beginning segment of this panel presentation was not recorded.]
The May 2020 Savvy Researcher Boot Camp featured two AU faculty panels discussing academic publishing in their disciplines. The panelists addressed the following questions:
Featured speakers: Dr. George Flowers (Dean, The Graduate School; Mechanical Engineering); Dr. John Hung (Electrical and Computer Engineering); and Dr. Brian Thurow (Aerospace Engineering)
Featured speakers: Dr. Carey Andrzejewski (Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology); Dr. Chris Correia (Psychological Sciences); and Dr. Bridgett King (Political Science)