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SUMMARY:Ed Swires-Hennessy: Presenting Data
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DESCRIPTION:This one day course is the foundation to all presentations of
statistical information. The basic principles of presenting information
in tables\, charts\, maps and text are explained. These are illustrated
and then reinforced through practical exercises. The course is for anyo
ne who is involved in communicating statistics to non-statisticians or w
ho reports on data – of any description – within organisation\, to speci
fic communities and to the general public where a message is being given
.\n\nEvent attendance fee £30. Booking is necessary via University of M
anchester e-store (please see the booking link to the right).\n\nCourse
content:\nUnderstanding the audience\;\nUnderstanding number\;\nPresenti
ng numbers in:\n Tables\;\n Charts\;\n Maps\;\n Text.\n\nA fulle
r description can be found in the contents page of the book ‘Presenting
Data: How to communicate your message effectively’ at http://www.amazon.
co.uk/gp/product/1118489594?keywords=presenting%20data%20swires&qid=1442
066621&ref_=sr_1_1&s=books&sr=1-1#reader_1118489594\n\n 10.00 Understand
ing the audience / perception of numbers\;\n 10.30 Presentation of numbe
rs in tables: how\, why\, common errors\, improvements\;\n 11.45 Table g
roup exercise\;\n 13.00 Lunch\;\n 13.30 Presentation in Charts\;\n 14.45
Chart / table / text group exercise\;\n 15.45 Presentation in maps\;\n
16.00 Presentation in tables\;\n 16.30 Summary and close.\n\nEd Swires-H
ennessy was a Government Statistician for almost 40 years: over half of
this time was spent as an editor of statistical publications and respons
ible for the message delivery on a wide range of subjects. He has been a
consultant on the dissemination of data since 2001 and advised many nat
ional statistical institutes. This course has been run in many forms ove
r the last 40 years with the same aim – improving the presentation of da
ta.\n\nEd was also the course leader and major presenter on the week lon
g Training for European Statisticians Course ‘Basic principles of presen
tation and dissemination of statistical products’ which was run 11 times
between1996 an 2003. \n\nEd has also had an interest in how statistics
are presented on the web and has both advised and managed National Stat
istical Institute web sites. He runs a blog on the subject at www.surfin
gwithed.wordpress.com\n\nApart from the work on dissemination\, Ed has a
lso worked on many major household and housing surveys in Wales.\n\nEd w
as awarded the first West medal by the Royal Statistical Society in 2003
for his work on dissemination and web sites\, nationally and internatio
nally.\n
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TRANSP:TRANSPARENT
CLASS:PUBLIC
LOCATION:Humanities Bridgeford Street\, Manchester
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