Data Visualization, Part 1

New Directions for Evaluation, Number 139
Product Number: EB00061043
Released: Sep 20, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118793404
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Description

Do you communicate data and information to stakeholders? This issue is Part 1 of a two-part series on data visualization and evaluation. In Part 1, we introduce recent developments in the quantitative and qualitative data visualization field and provide a historical perspective on data visualization, its potential role in evaluation practice, and future directions. It discusses: -Quantitative visualization methods such as tree maps -Sparklines -Web-based interactive visualization -Different types of qualitative data visualizations, alongwith examples in various evaluation contexts -A toolography describing additional data visualization toolsand software, along with their major strengths and limitations. Intended as a guidance for understanding and designing data visualizations, this issue introduces fundamental concepts and links them to daily practice.This is the 139th volume of the Jossey-Bass quarterly report series New Directions for Evaluation, an official publication of the American Evaluation Association.

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Original Publish Date: Sep 20, 2013

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