October 12, 2020


In this class you will learn about data visualization. You will learn about best practices for making effective visualizations from data using modern software.

In this class you will also be introduced to some of the modern visualization software tools.

A grammer for data graphics


  • Scale
  • Guides/Legends
  • Facets
  • Layers
  • Animation

Data graphics in R



  • scatterplots, smoothers, boxplots, histograms, density plots, bar graphs, clustered bar graphs, stacked bar graphs, pie charts, time plots


  • multiple smoothers, facets, mosaic plot, maps, choloropeth maps, networks

ggplot website

Interactive data graphics

Spatial data

Working with geolocation data and maps

Distances and routes

Network science

Graphs in visualizations.