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Using Data In the Classroom: Data Literacy Forums

Provides tips and sources for incorporating data into classroom discussions and assignments.

Library Data Services

Library Data Services caters to researchers interested in working with data, mapping, texts, visualization, and technology. Many of these services are available online. Davis Library Data Services, located on the second floor of Davis Library, offers:

  • A computing lab with specialized software for GIS and data visualization & analysis.
  • Walk-in assistance provided by knowledgeable student consultants during set hours
  • Consultations with specialists for more in-depth inquiries (by appointment).
  • Spaces for collaboration and presentation, complete with white boards and external displays.
  • Technology short courses and programs that promote digital scholarship.

Want More Information about Teaching with Data?

"Data Literacy" means different things to different instructors.  It also has many names:  quantitative literacy, quantitative reasoning, numeracy, etc. 

Consider what data literacy means in your field, and how you might construct student assignments so that their results will clearly demonstrate your students' mastery of the basic principles.

Find more information from fellow instructors through the following resources: