Phase 2 Paper–MindRider

  1. What are the questions they are researching or investigating with data?
  2. What are their issues in collecting the data?
  3. What are their issues in cleaning the data?
  4. What are their issues in understanding the data?
  5. Are there historical precedents for this kind of work with data? For this, please explore and cite at least one of the books from the “Historical/Foundational” section of the course-reserved books (seesyllabus).
  6. What kinds of data visualizations can help them? What kinds of visualizations can’t help them? For this, it may help to explore the books in the “Technique/Science” section of the course reserves (seesyllabus).
  7. Please provide possible vis sketches and/or notes from your exchanges with your community partner. Keep in mind that some community partners may have limited time to work with you. Plan accordingly!
  8. If applicable, please integrate your thoughts on speakers and/or site visits so far.


October 29 – November 6rd: Review the data and find the right part.

November 6th – November 10th:  discuss data visualization ideas with the community partner for feedback and keeping write the paper

November 11th – November 25th: Sketches and initial design prototypes

November 25st – November 30th: Review prototypes and designs with the CP for feedback

December 1st – December 15th: Final iterations and feedback