Presenting Data and Information: a one-day course taught by Edward Tufte

Everyone taking the course receives copies of all four books. The course is taught entirely by Edward Tufte.
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"One visionary day....the insights of this class lead to new levels of understanding both for creators and viewers of visual displays." WIRED

"The Leonardo da Vinci of data." THE NEW YORK TIMES

Topics covered in one-day course
A new, widely-adopted method for presentations:
meetings are smarter, more effective, 20% shorter.

Fundamental design strategies for all information
displays: sentences, tables, diagrams, maps, charts,
images, video, data visualizations, and randomized
displays for making graphical statistical inferences.

New ideas on spectatorship, consuming reports.
How to assess the credibility of a presentation
and its presenter, how to detect cherry-picking,
how to reason about alternative explanations.

Standards of comparison for workaday and for cutting
edge visualizations. How to identify excellent
information architectures and use them as models and
comparison sets for your own work and for the work
of your contractors. Monitoring the designs of others.

The future of information displays: 4K, 6K, 8K video
maps moving in time.

Practical examples are from everywhere: science, social
science, music, business, finance, sports, art, medicine,
architecture, NASA, government reports.

The entire course is taught by Edward Tufte.

The fee for the one-day course is $420 per person. This fee includes all four books, Visual Explanations, Envisioning Information, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, and Beautiful Evidence. Groups of 10 or more, registering simultaneously, receive a 20% discount.

For full-time teaching faculty, students, postdocs, the fee is $220. To register, follow the instructions online and document your status with the following information:
(1) Image of your current student, faculty, postdoc ID
(2) A direct phone number of a registrar or department office that can verify your status, or a direct link to an institutional website that shows your position.

There are no other discounts.

Graphics Press federal tax ID number: 06-1637582

Early registration is suggested; these are large courses which often fill up quickly.

Online Registration requires a credit card. Purchase orders should be faxed or mailed.

Groups can use the group registration form or fax, mail or tufte@graphicspress.com.

For full-time teaching faculty, students, postdocs only: Online Registration Faculty/Students/Postdocs.

By fax
You can fax your completed registration form, using MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Discover, or a purchase order. Our 24-hour fax is 203 272-8600.

By mail
Mail your completed registration form along with a MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, Discover, purchase order, or check made payable to Graphics Press LLC:

    Graphics Press LLC
    P.O. Box 430
    Cheshire, CT 06410

By telephone
You can also register by telephone using MasterCard, VISA, AMEX, or Discover. Please call 203 272-9187 or 800 822-2454.

Payment is required in advance but it is refundable, less a $50 processing fee, if your cancellation is received three full business days before the course. If you fail to attend and do not notify us in advance, the fee is not refunded. Substitutes are welcome.

You will receive directions to the site and an admission card to be presented at the course.

Printed Flyer
To receive a four page color flyer for the course, which has more information, email (tufte@graphicspress.com), fax or call us with your snail mail address.