Tentative Schedule


Date Topic Reading Assignment Class
August 21st, 23rd Orientation and Setup
August 28th / 30th Ways of Seeing / Expressing Yourself with R
September 4th / 6th Looking at Data / Working Tidily with Data
September 11th / 13th Making Graphs / Showing the Right Numbers
September 18th / 20th (No class this week)
September 25th / 27th Groups, Kinds, and Comparisons / Working with Tables
October 2nd / 4th Time, Trends, and Flows / Expanding your Visual Vocabulary
October 9th / 11th Populations and Distributions / Beeswarms, Pyramids, and Lexis Surfaces
October 16th / 18th Trees, Ties, Relations / Visualizing Networks and Hierarchies
October 23rd / 25th Midterm Workshop / Midterm Presentations
October 30th / November 1st Space and Place / Maps I
November 6th / 8th Nations and States / Maps II
November 13th / 15th Design Thinking / Refining Plots
November 20th / 22nd Representing and Intervening
November 27th / 29th Thanksgiving (No Class)
December 4th / 6th Final Projects