I’ve been compiling a list of pitfalls that I’ve observed, experienced, and researched. Here are the top ten that I’ve found. These have been inspired by various experts, practitioners, colleagues, and my own students.
In this video I talk through the components of telling a story using data, from exploration, to analysis, to communication. But most importantly, I encourage those of us working with data to think like an educator: what are you trying to
Presentations and visualizations go hand in hand. Here’s an article on designing smart student presentations for teaching and learning: http://learning.instructure.com/2012/12/smart-student-presentations/
I’ve been working on the design of a new course at NYU Stern called Data Visualization. The audience for the course are executives and MBA students. Designing a new course requires an extensive literature survey the field. Data visualization is
Many faculty are flipping our classrooms. In other words, we’re delivering our lectures online and students are working on activities and problems in the classroom. This educational model reserves class time for student centered activities. At NYU Stern we are
For faculty and students alike, PowerPoint tends to be the presentation format of choice for class lectures and project presentations. It’s really easy to “get things right” with PowerPoint. Let’s start with a quick survey. If you selected “support your in
Curious how the Panama Canal works? Before I visited the Panama Canal at the Miraflores Vistor’s Center, I had an elementary sense of how the canal worked. Seeing it up close was amazing, but it’s impossible to observe the journey