Data Visualization Made Simple is a practical guide to the fundamentals,
strategies, and real-world cases for data visualization, an essential skill
required in today’s information-rich world. With foundations rooted in
statistics, psychology, and computer science, data visualization offers
practitioners in almost every ﬁeld a coherent way to share ﬁndings
from original research, big data, learning analytics, and more.
In nine appealing chapters, the book:
• examines the role of data graphics in decision making, sharing
information, sparking discussions, and inspiring future research;
• scrutinizes data graphics, deliberates on the messages they convey,
and looks at options for design visualization; and
• includes cases and interviews to provide a contemporary view of
how data graphics are used by professionals across industries.
Both novices and seasoned designers in education, business, and
other areas can use this book’s effective, linear process to develop
data visualization literacy and promote exploratory, inquiry-based
approaches to visualization problems.
Kristen Sosulski is Associate Professor of Information Systems and the
Director of Learning Sciences for the W.R. Berkley Innovation Labs at
New York University’s Stern School of Business, USA.
Data Visualization Made Simple