Available Until 7/18/2028

Make Your Point: Good Design for Data Visualization

For more information or to schedule this course, contact: Tony Nguyen, ttnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu.

A good data visualization communicates dense amounts of information quickly and effectively. This webinar will teach you the basic principles of chart design, skills that apply whether you are using sophisticated data visualization technology or tried-and-true Excel.

Site URLhttps://nnlm.gov/classes/makeyourpoint

Learning Objectives
By the end of this session, participants will

  • Be able to describe basic design principles to enhance understandability of graphs and infographics

  • Know how to improve their own charts using simple techniques presented in this webinar


  • 45 minutes: elements of good graphic design;

  • 15 minutes: example of a graph makeover

Facility Requirements  
This is designed as a synchronous online training session, so it needs to be delivered over some form of web meeting software.  Participants need Internet access to participate.

MLA CE Credits: 1