Visualizing Information

Visualizing Information: Understanding Without Numbers or Words (or, Who is Edward Tufte Anyway? & Other Visualization Matters)

Tufte - Envisioning Information

September 20, TH, 3:30-5:0pm
Teaching, Learning & Technology Roundtable (TLTR)

Faculty Senate Chambers (2nd flr DH Hill Library Erdahl-Cloyd wing)

Join in a discussion with some of our talented NC State researchers on how data can be translated into and interpreted as visual image.

Tufte - Napolean’s March

Our leadoff panel consists of Hal Meeks, ITD Multimedia Consultant (and concurrently graduate student in Design) on the art of Edward Tufte; Chris Healey, Assoc Professor of Computer Science on scientific visualization; Theresa-Marie Rhyne, Director of the Center for Visualization & Analytics on analytics and scientific visualization; and, Tony Brock on motion typography in graphic design.

This subject gets us to the important subjects of multiple learning styles as well as the way that new media technologies are supporting a convergence of media forms in our visual landscape. Please share this notice with students, faculty & Staff working in a range of disciplines, from computer science to social science. And as always, the people in attendance bring highly informed and nuanced insights through their questions and comments. So join us–it’s going to be invigorating!

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