Module 5: Designing Plots for Communication

In this module we will be learning about how to design effective plots for communication purposes.

0Module Learning Outcomes

1Effective Figures for Communication

2True or False: Is it Effective?

3Which Graph is Effective?

4Descriptive Titles and Labels

5True or False: Titles and Formatting (T/F)?

6Multiple Choices for Titles and Labels

7Formatting Fun!

8Defining and Transforming Axis Ranges

9True or False: Transformations

10Transformations and Presentations

11Using Transformations in Action!

12Effective Use of Colour for Categorical Data

13True or False: These Statement are Either Black or White

14Colour Coordination Questions

15Adding some Colour to Penguins

16Effective Use of Colour for Quantitative Data

17True or False: Colouring in the Blank

18Colouring by Numbers Questions

19Playing with Colour

20Anotating With Text and Colour

21True or False: Colouring in Black or White

22Texting and Selecting

23Precipitation Contemplation

24What Did We Just Learn?

About this course

In this course we will be learning how to create effective data visualizations to strengthen our exploratory data analysis skills and our ability to communicate insights to others.

About the program

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a comprehensive research-intensive university, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. The Key Capabilities in Data Science program was launched in September 2020 and is developed and taught by many of the same instructors as the UBC Master of Data Science program.