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Tutorial: Visualization Principles for Talking Less and Communicating More

ROBERT ZOLNA University of Illinois at Chicao Overview A simple understanding of the principles of good information and visualization design can help in the presentation, comprehension, and socialization of your research insights and recommendations. ‘Simple’ means a point of view that the aesthetics of your deliverables should never say “look at me” but rather support content by saying “look at this.” This tutorial will give you a foundational understanding of good design techniques for creating clear and impactful research stimulus and reporting. The session is tailored for researchers with little or no design experience looking to improve their visual design skills, create impact by communicating visually, and build empathy with your designers and design teams. Using examples and case studies from professional practice as inspiration, this course will expose participants to a variety of topics, all relevant to their professional practice: Emphasizing the user voice in storytelling Using typography...