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What's in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling

A one-hour introductory webinar on the fundamentals of effective storytelling using data collected and visualized by librarians for librarians. Data without a story is just a pile of numbers. Data with an effective story becomes an everlasting narrative that people will remember for a long time and without much effort. In this talk, we’ll look at the basic structure of data storytelling and review exemplars both good and bad of data storytelling. No prior knowledge of the topic is required.

Objectives: 

At the end of the talk, attendees will be able to:

  • Name the parts of a data story
  • Apply their knowledge of data storytelling to real data
  • Identify and explain good and bad examples of data storytelling
Class Length: 
1.0 Hour
Course Owner(s):
Nancy Shin, Research and Data Coordinator
Instructor(s):
Nancy Shin, Research and Data Coordinator
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What's in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling
Thursday, October 29, 2020
1:00pm - 2:00pm
PT
Instructor(s):
Nancy Shin