You can drop your data into lots of different kinds of charts, but which kinds are the most helpful for which kind of data? Here are some guides I like. Each takes a different approach to the question, so if you don’t find one guide helpful, try another.
Also feel free to ask Prof. Posner if your group can borrow her Chart Chooser cards! They’re super useful!
- 5 Questions to Ask When Deciding Which Chart to Use
- Designing Charts and Graphs: How to Choose the Right Data Visualization Types
- How to Choose Chart/Graph Type for Comparing Data
- The Data Visualization Catalogue