Week Date Topic Prompt/Slides Notes
Week 1 January 23 Introduction Slides
January 25 Visual Channels Slides
Week 2 January 28 Javascript + JSON Prompt Notes
January 30 Javascript Functions & Events Prompt Notes
February 1 Brief history of analytics Slides
Week 3 February 4 Intro to SVG Prompt Notes
February 6 Intro to d3 Prompt Notes
February 8 Color theory + models Prompt Notes
Slides
Week 4 February 11 d3 scales Prompt Notes
Slides (same as 2/08)
February 13 Data -> d3 scales Prompt Notes
February 15 d3 scatterplot (style + scale) Prompt Notes
Week 5 February 18 d3 line plots, data joins Prompt Notes
February 20 d3 line plots continued, data joins Prompt Notes
February 22 Visual perception Prompt Notes
Bonus Notes
Week 6 February 25 FEB BREAK
February 27 Perception cont'd Slides
March 1 d3 choropleth Prompt Notes
Week 7 March 4 Demo day Instructions
March 6 Regression models Prompt Notes
March 8 Regression Continued Prompt Notes
Week 8 March 11 Multiple regression Prompt 1
Prompt 2
Notes 1
Notes 2
March 13 d3 direct manipulation Prompt Notes
March 15 d3 direct manipulation cont'd Prompt Notes
Week 9 March 18 Multivariate displays Slides
Notes
March 20 d3 pan+zoom Prompt Notes
March 22 Human-Visualization Interaction Slides
Notes
Week 10 March 25 d3 emergent layout (bubbleplots) Prompt Notes
March 27 d3 network layout Prompt Notes
March 29 d3 network layout cont'd Prompt Notes
April 1 SPRING BREAK
April 3 SPRING BREAK
April 5 SPRING BREAK
Week 11 April 8 Network Visualizations
(a.k.a. force direction considered harmful)
Slides
April 10 Demo day Instructions
April 12 Scaling up with raster graphics Prompt Notes
Week 12 April 15 Animations & storytelling Slides
April 17 Storytelling + Uncertainty Slides
April 19 Dimensionality reduction Prompt 1
Prompt 2
Notes 1
Notes 2
Week 13 April 22 Guest Lecture! Slides
April 24 More on dimensionality reduction Prompt 1
Prompt 2
Notes 1
Notes 2
April 26 d3 text visualizations Prompt Notes
Slides
Week 14 April 29 Portraying time Slides
May 1 3-D d3 day (a.k.a. 3-don't) Prompt Notes
May 3 5100 project showcase Links
Week 15 May 6 Future of visualization Slides
Week 16 13-May Take-home Final / Project due @ 11:30