Understanding Visualizations

Sometimes you may encounter a visualization that you do not understand. You might just not be familiar with that type of visualization, often because different disciplines have their "go-to" types of visualizations that work well with their data.

Or perhaps you haven't dealt with charts and graphs a lot before. You may need to work on developing your data visualization literacy through websites such as Seeing Data's Developing Visual Literacy or UTSC's Data Visualization Literacy modules.

Check out these links to help you make sense of what you find: