Class Info

  • Date: Monday 9/11
  • Meeting Info: Room P114


Graphs and Charts
Quantitative vs Qualitative information
Displaying visually measured quantities
Information vs Data

Activities and Lab Time


  1. Finish information design in-class exercise >>Assignment 0 – Design Exercise Colors: pens and pencils needed!
  2. Review Introduction to >>Project 1 Overview (above) and work on:
  3. Sign up for one presentation (send me an email): >>Assignment 2 Presentations
  4. Browse research tips posted here: >>Lesson/Research
  5. Read: >>Andrews, Raymond J. “Florence Nightingale is a Design Hero” Medium, July 7, 2019 . (Medium)
  6. Watch: About Dear Data (see 2 videos below)
  7. Watch Alberto Cairo’s video posted here. He is the author of the recommended book for this class: Functional Art, An introduction to information graphics and visualization (Voices That Matter) by Alberto Cairo