Surveys and qualitative data
Readings due before class on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
- Treasuring All Truth
- Chapters 5 and 8 in Stephanie Evergreen, Effective Data VisualizationStephanie D. H. Evergreen, Effective Data Visualization: The Right Chart for the Right Data (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2017).
- Six Ideas for Displaying Qualitative Data
- Word clouds considered harmful
- Word clouds cause death… or something
- When It’s Ok to Use Word Clouds
- The Class of 2011
- Sentiment Analysis of The Book of Mormon
- Tweet by @s_soroka
Questions to reflect on
- Why is qualitative data difficult to visualize?
- Why are word clouds so problematic? When is (not) okay to use them?