Educating Skillful Visualizers Workshop
August 5-6, 2017 (Note that this workshop has passed. Workshop findings can be viewed here.)
Southern Maine Community College and Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Portland, Maine
The workshop will have two strands: one focused onfostering and the other on assessing learners' visualization competencies. During plenary sessions, the two strands will work together to articulate a foundational set of shared learning goals around visualizations, plus a set of challenges/pitfalls that need to be addressed in moving towards those goals. The fostering strand will work with a set of hands-on learning strategies that build students' ability to extract insights and inferences from visualizations. The assessing strand will focus on how we know what learners have understood and taken away as they engage with visualizations. A shared focus throughout both strands will be on social and cognitive processes and strategies that underlie learning with visualizations.
- Kim Kastens, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
- Tim Shipley, Temple University
- Martin Storksdieck, Oregon State University
- Leigh Peake, Gulf of Maine Research Institute