The challenges of teaching data visualisation

People might seek teaching in data visualisation because they find themselves doing this…

Square

So you’ve got to find an accessible way to communicate this…

Complex

Without overly reducing it to this…

Simple

You know that some people might be wanting to do this…

Cool

But they really need to appreciate how and when to do this…

Practical

Whilst you want to acknowledge the classics like this…

Elegant

You’re also keen to give people a glimpse into this…

Future

You have to be respectful of this…

Police

But if you overly prescribe the rule book, everyone will end up like this…

Rules

When really you want to encourage flexibility to do this…

Flexible

Ultimately, you want people to leave with the confidence, know-how and aspiration to create this…

Perfect

Want to know how I balance these demands? Experiencing it for yourself

3 Comments

AnnieMay 8th, 2014 at 2:54 pm

I would love to make this into a poster!

Andy KirkMay 8th, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Annie! How are you?

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