Design & Data Storytelling We’ll explore the endless solutions of telling visual stories with data. We’ll look closer at the various ways of seeing & revealing information through different visual representations. The workshop will also revel some of the design guidelines and best practices. We’ll also dive into secrets of great information design and explore layering in relevant contextual data to help your audience. Outline of workshop:
Different ways of presenting same data set
Visual showcase of 30+ unique ways / solutions
Each one created a unique story & point of view
Bar Graphs, Maps, Pie Charts, Word Cloud, Infographics, Adding Contextual Data, Lists, Icons, etc
Which ways were most successful & why?
Which charts were failures & why?
Key Information Design Guidelines
Design best practices takeaways & handouts
Things you could start using today
Learning Analytics with Sujoy Chaudhuri
Visualizing Student Data for Learning Provides an introduction to the Learning Analytics cycle and how Free and Open Source tools are being used in various contexts of this cycle to help further student learning. We will discuss tools, methods and protocols for looking at data, and discuss ways in which we can collect and analyse data that attempts to reach beyond achievement scores and attendance. Participants will
Use anonymised data from Standardised Assessments and Open-ended Student Surveys to:
explore the wide range of data types associated with student learning and methods by which to clean, manipulate and analyse the data
explore different ways in which the data can be visualised
use the Wonder-Observe-Connect-Question protocol to ask new questions from the data
Participants will also learn about
The learning analytics data cycle and how the cycle has been interpreted in one school’s context
Our experiences with proprietary and open source tools
Making and Learning
Making and Tinkering is a powerful form of learning where students construct their own knowledge through hands-on thinking, making and doing. A Making and Tinkering mindset values playfulness and experimentation, iteration, collaboration and community engagement as ways of learning growing and connecting. Learning through Making is deeply rooted in Educational Practice and theory. Empowered by increased access to technology and tools, Makers are equipped to learn adapt and create with others in our rapidly changing world.