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Workshop F: Graphical Mistakes That You Should Avoid - eStudy 122

Data is crucial to the success of any evaluator or researcher. It’s essential to get the right data, at the right time, in the right way. But the journey doesn’t stop there: once you have the data you need, it’s even more important to be able to communicate it effectively.

In this workshop, participants will learn fundamental tips and tricks to help them avoid common graphical mistakes and they'll have the chance to practice using Excel. This is a hands-on, interactive workshop that includes discussions, polls, exercises, and even a fun Kahoot competition.

*Basic Excel Knowledge is expected to attend this eStudy.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the importance of clearly communicating data through visualizations
  • Identify common graphical mistakes
  • Design their own data visualization using Excel

Who Should Attend?
  • Anyone looking to pursue a career that requires data visualization and data storytelling skills
  • People working with and analyzing data who are interested to take their data visualization and data storytelling skills to the next level.

This workshop is aligned to AEA’s Competencies as follows:
  • Rebeca selected the most appropriate teaching approaches and theories based on both readings and prior experience conducting workshops
  • Rebeca reflected on how this workshop will improve participants’ data visualization practice
  • Rebeca is constantly pursuing professional development in the fields of data visualization
  • Rebeca will use technology appropriately – Excel and sketching should be easily accessible to all participants, so everyone will be able to complete the homework and learn from this exercise
  • Rebeca appreciates different perspectives and always encourages participants to express their point of view

This workshop is aligned to AEA’s Guiding Principles as follows:

  • Systematic Inquiry: Rebeca will explore the limitations of the data with the participants and ensure that data-based inquiries that are thorough, methodical, and contextually relevant
  • Competence: Rebeca possesses the level of skills, professional experience and, very importantly, passion for data visualization and storytelling to conduct this webinar
  • Integrity: Rebeca will communicate clearly, accurately, and transparently with all participants
  • Respect for People: Rebeca will treat all participants fairly, abide to professional ethics, and be aware of any cultural differences
  • Common Good and Equity: Rebeca will promote transparency and mitigate any potential bias and power imbalance

Facilitation Experience:
Rebeca Pop has spent the last 3.5 years teaching and presenting on data visualization and data storytelling topics. Corporate workshops: 1.5 years; public presentations: 2.5 years; University of Chicago course (part of the Data Analytics for Business Professionals certificate): 2.5 years; Northwestern University (graduate-level): 1 year.

September 22nd, 2022 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET
September 29th, 2022 12:00 - 1:30 PM ET


Once you purchase the eStudy you must register for each session. Recordings will be made available to registrants unable to attend sessions live. Recordings will be made available to all registrants for 90 days.