CMS.631 | Spring 2017 | Undergraduate
Data Storytelling Studio: Climate Change
Course Description
This course explores visualization methodologies to conceive and represent systems and data, e.g., financial, media, economic, political, etc., with a particular focus on climate change data in this version of the course. Topics include basic methods for research, cleaning, and analysis of datasets, and creative …
This course explores visualization methodologies to conceive and represent systems and data, e.g., financial, media, economic, political, etc., with a particular focus on climate change data in this version of the course. Topics include basic methods for research, cleaning, and analysis of datasets, and creative methods of data presentation and storytelling. The course considers the emotional, aesthetic, ethical, and practical effects of different presentation methods as well as how to develop metrics for assessing impact. Coursework includes readings, visualization exercises, and a final project.
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Animated image of multicolored spiral animation showing global average temperature increase.
What story does this animated graphic tell about climate change? (Climate Spirals image © Ed Hawkins, License CC BY-SA International 4.0. This content is excluded from our Creative Commons license.)