Visualizing Data

Shaping and depicting data visually helps people understand its significance. Read the following online article to learn more about data visualization:

For this question, think about a time when you used charts or graphs in your work setting or in some other organization. Then, respond separately to the following:

1. Describe your experiences with using charts or data. Were you comfortable with using the charts or graphs? How helpful was it to see a chart or graph as opposed to just reading about the information that was contained in the chart or graph?

2. Have you ever been responsible for creating charts or graphs for work or in any other organization? How did you accomplish this? Did you use any technology to create the graphs or charts? To whom did you present your charts or graphs? Do you think this presentation of data was effective? How would it have compared to writing a report that contained the same information?


Data Charts