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Digital Dissemination of Statistics: focus on Data Visualisation

Digital Dissemination of Statistics: focus on Data Visualisation

Course Leader

Thomas RUIGROK

Target Group

ESS staff with some basic knowledge of data visualisation

Entry Qualifications

  • Sound command of English. Participants should be able to make short interventions and to actively participate in discussions

Objective(s)

Providing participants with a better understanding of the principles of creating, developing and disseminating data visualisations to a wide audience:

  • Various means of content visualisation (infographic, video, animation, etc.);

•   Different ways of using infographic, video, animation

•   The do’s and don'ts of content visualisation

•   How to display your own content and organise it effectively

•   How the media use visual material

Contents

Pictures often say more than 100 words. But pictures can also be superficial and fail to convey the nuances inherent in good statistics. How can you display your news in a way that does justice to the professionalism of a statistical organisation?

  • Data visualisation: introduction
  • Crafting data visualisations
  • Hands-on session
  • Online data publishing and animation

Expected Outcome

Understanding of what distinguishes good data visualisations Be able to apply the rules of good data visualisation. Tools to create visualisations. Be able to develop and tailor visualisations and data stories to different audiences and publication channels.

Training Methods

  • Presentations and lectures
  • Exchange of views/experiences on national practices
  • Exercises/Livecharts
  • Creation of social media-messages
  • Tour of the floor and studio
 

Required Reading

None

Suggested Reading

None

Required Preparation

In order to apply the learning materials to the participants’ own work and experience, each participant should bring a visualisation (or publication containing visualisations) of their own production to class, preferably digital.

Trainer(s)/
Lecturer(s)

Thomas RUIGROK (CBS Netherlands)

Practical Information

When

Duration

Where

Organiser

Application  via National Contact Point

07-08.09.2021

2 days

The Hague, The Netherlands

ICON-INSTITUT Public Sector GmbH

Deadline: 13.07.2021