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Mar 10 2022

Data Visualization

March 10, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


This tutorial introduces the basics of data visualization. Participants will learn why data visualization is important, considerations in choosing a visualization, and how to construct and customize charts using R and ggplot.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the broader landscape of data visualization
  • Understand the importance of plotting your data
  • Understand how ggplot decomposes graphs into combinable components ("grammar of graphics")
    • layers, scales, coordinate systems, faceting
  • Produce scatter plots
  • Customize plots
  • Know when to use different types of visual encodings
    • position, size, color, shape


Registration for this training is closed.


Ana Marija Sokovic

Date posted

Jan 19, 2022

Date updated

Mar 7, 2022