Time to pull it all together! In this episode, we wrap up our mini-series on data literacy by discussing how to communicate effectively using data. We cover important things to consider when preparing your talk (or write-up), knowing your audience, and effectively structuring your message. We also briefly talk about data visualization as a tool that can be used to augment your delivery.
0:50: Why is storytelling important?
2:30: Putting data and stories together
4:38: Preparation: Deciding on your purpose
6:30: Preparation: Knowing the context
9:45: Knowing your audience
22:25: Structuring your presentation or message
28:55: The structure of a story
31:30: Data visualization
34:27: Data viz “commandments” (aka basic tips)
36:15: Effective delivery in presentations
39:40: Effective delivery in documents or manuscripts
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Examples of great storytelling:
The beauty of data visualization – David McCandless (chosen by Jose)
Start with why – Simon Sinek (chosen by Nicholas)
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Our intro and outro music is “Ingenuity” by Lee Rosevere, licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 3.0). You can find more of Lee’s music at https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com/. https://leerosevere.bandcamp.com/. Our transition music for this episode is “Bike ride with you” by Ryan Anderson. Licensed under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0).
Logo Artwork by Antonella Espinoza. Find her at @ellaspin on Twitter!