The Data Literacy Blog

November 2021

Voting is Now OPEN for the 2021 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2021-11-09T21:03:41-07:00November 9th, 2021|Contests|

The 2021 Data Literacy Awards Shortlist: Final Voting is Now OPEN! We're delighted to introduce the 2021 Data Literacy Awards shortlist candidates, chosen from among the nominations submitted by the general public over the past month. These exemplary candidates helped us speak the language of data even more fluently in 2021, and we'd [...]

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Kicking off our 2022 Public Course Offerings

By |2021-11-09T21:50:10-07:00November 8th, 2021|Announcements|

Kicking off our 2022 Public Course Offerings Enrollment is now open for our first public course offering of 2022! Data Literacy Fundamentals, our most sought after foundational course and the first in our 4-part Core Course series, will now be available as a live, virtual, instructor-led public course. Are you, like many, struggling [...]

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NEW: The ’17 Key Traits of Data Literacy’ Course & Self-Assessment

By |2021-11-02T11:55:08-07:00November 2nd, 2021|Uncategorized|

Announcing the Launch of the '17 Key Traits of Data Literacy' On-Demand Course & Self-Assessment! When we first launched this business almost three years ago, we published an ebook titled 17 Key Traits of Data Literacy. The book describes 17 important traits that describe highly data literate individuals and it groups these traits [...]

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October 2021

A Data Journey Through Breast Cancer

By |2021-10-20T13:15:53-07:00October 20th, 2021|Personal Stories|

A Data Journey Through Breast Cancer In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to share some of my personal journey with breast cancer and how data impacted my experience. August 6th, 2019 would become a date that I would never forget. I had just pulled into the parking garage at Amazon [...]

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Nominations are OPEN for the 2021 Data Literacy Awards!

By |2021-10-12T11:39:56-07:00October 11th, 2021|Contests|

Nominations are Open for the 2021 Data Literacy Awards! It's that time of year again! We'd like your help identifying the individuals and content that helped to advance Data Literacy the most this past year. To do that, use the form below to nominate your favorite 1) data book, 2) data podcast, [...]

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September 2021

How to Make an Interactive Map with No Code

By |2021-09-21T12:20:41-07:00September 21st, 2021|Tutorials|

How to Make an Interactive Map with No Code Do you want to create your own interactive maps, but you don’t know where to start? I’m here to help! Let me show you how to make a map using Flourish Studio. We’ll go from spreadsheet to polished map that’s ready to embed [...]

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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 |2021-10-08T14:22:35-07:00August 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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