In this unit we will explore:
- the purposes and rationale behind data visualization
- various methods of communicating historical data in visual forms
Tuesday, April 3
Introduction to Data Visualization
Note: In addition to readings for class, please register for an account with Plotly. You don’t need to do anything else, but getting an account set up will save time in class on Tuesday.
“Baby Names Popularity – NameVoyager: Baby Name Wizard Graph of Most Popular Baby Names.” Baby Name Wizard, October 10, 2010. http://www.babynamewizard.com/voyager#prefix=&sw=both&exact=false.
For In-Class Use
Census data at Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS-USA)