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September 2021

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Bias in Research

By |2021-09-01T06:44:57-07:00September 1st, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Bias in Research Welcome back to our comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical concepts, and [...]

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August 2021

Earn Data Literacy Training Badges

By |2021-08-30T08:45:38-07:00August 27th, 2021|Announcements|

Training Badges Now Available! Organizations that have been implementing our online training courses have asked for badges, or "micro-credentials," to enable their employees to track and show progress in their learning journey. We're excited to announce that we've responded to this request and rolled out an Open Badge solution that is available [...]

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Data Journaling: an Analog Way to Learn About Data

By |2021-08-03T08:47:43-07:00August 3rd, 2021|Resources|

Data Journaling: an Analog Way to Learn About Data Rebecca Gourley is a multimedia storyteller with a background in journalism and design. She’s a self-proclaimed nerd with interests in gaming, coding, hiking, crafts and plant-keeping. She’s been involved in data visualization work for the last couple of years and just completed the Certificate in Data [...]

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July 2021

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Pie Charts

By |2021-07-07T09:36:16-07:00July 7th, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

An Illustrated Guide to Data Literacy: Pie Charts Welcome to our new comic series that explores a range of data literacy concepts. We follow Becky, who describes herself as a bit data-phobic, as she navigates tricky situations at her new job. She'll learn to create effective charts, grasp statistical concepts and confidently [...]

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June 2021

Announcing our New Partnership with QuantHub!

By |2021-06-15T11:47:18-07:00June 15th, 2021|Announcements|

Data Literacy + QuantHub A new way to learn the language of data! We have exciting news to share! To continue to lean further into our mission here at Data Literacy which is to help people learn the language of data, we are announcing a partnership with QuantHub. We know that [...]

May 2021

Building Data Trust

By |2021-05-11T16:02:39-07:00May 11th, 2021|Thought Leadership|

Building Data Trust Why Trust in Data Sometimes Erodes and How to Prevent it from Eroding in the First Place The following guest blog post was written by Jodi Pafford. Jodi is a data analyst, visualizer, and insight sleuth who is [...]

April 2021

The Difference Between “Prevalence” and “Incidence” and Why We Care

By |2021-04-27T15:50:13-07:00April 27th, 2021|Helpful Explainers|

The Difference Between “Prevalence” and “Incidence” and Why We Care Have you heard the terms “prevalence” and “incidence” in the news lately? What’s the difference between them and why does it matter? TL;DR Prevalence: Number of people in a population who have a disease or other health outcome at one point in [...]

March 2021

Handmade in Punjab: embroidered data in phulkaris

By |2021-03-30T15:05:40-07:00March 29th, 2021|Personal Stories, Social Justice|

Handmade in Punjab: embroidered data in phulkaris The following Women's History Month guest blog post was written by Sana Ahmed Wilder. Sana is a data visualizer specializing in building capacity of federal and state education agencies. She analyzes and communicates student data using modern visualization and storytelling techniques. Sana lives in [...]

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