Infographics & Data Visualisation


Large  data sets  are now readily available which can led to information overload and confusion.  Data Visualization  & Info graphics provides a means of combating information overload in order to improve comprehension and decision making  by utilising Information systems , graphic design and cognitive science in a dynamic interactive  environment.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Appreciate the history of and contempoary issues in infographics and data visualisation

  2. Critically analyse data in terms of accuracy and authenticity.

  3. Analyse Infographics and  data Visualisations in terms of comprehension design and Interactivity

  4. Identify and evaluate data visualisation methodologies and tools.

  5. Use best design principles in  the visual presentation of data.

  6. Synthesise data and design to communicate information effectively

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