Pre-Assignment Questions for Comment

Offer brief (3-5 sentences) but thoughtful comments on at least three posts (click on ‘Leave a comment’ at the bottom of each individual post)Make use of some of the concepts and keywords we discussed in class. Address at least one of the following prompts:

1) What is particularly successful in the graphic at clarifying information? What is confusing? What additional visual information would be useful?

2) What elements contribute to visual hierarchy in the graphic? How successful is the hierarchical organization?

3) Compare one graphic to another along some dimension—how well it represents a particular type of data, or its use of color, scale, grid, etc.

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