A Data Visualization Course at an Art School

QuickTake
Wednesday, 2 August, 5 - 5:30 pm
Room 156

An online class at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design provides a visual, intuitive, hands-on understanding of statistical data presentation suitable for art students. Formal mathematics is kept to an absolute minimum. The curriculum is divided into three sections: fundamentals of what graphs mean, three graphical designers, and state-of-the-art visualization. A system developed at MCAD is used to encourage community-building and mutual critique in an online environment. The class is now its third year and is doing well.

Peter Border
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
border (at) mail.physics.umn.edu