ASTC's 2016 Annual Conference (September 24 - 27)

Data Visualization Literacy: Assessing and improving visitors’ abilities to read and make data visualizations

Sunday, September 25, 2016: 3:00 PM-4:15 PM
Tampa Convention Center
Session Leader:
Katy Borner, Indiana University
Joe Heimlich, COSI, Stephen Uzzo, New York Hall of Science, Andee Rubin, TERC, Daniel Halsey, Indiana University and Bryan Kennedy, Science Museum of Minnesota

In the information age, being able to “read and write” data visualizations is becoming as important as being able to read and write text. This session features presentations and demonstrations by researchers and practitioners that develop approaches and tools that assess, exploit, and improve data visualization literacy of their users.