How Journalism Professors Used Legos to Teach Super Bowl Data Visualization

As journalism schools across the country scramble to teach their students new skills to keep up with the rapidly changing industry — like data visualization — Matt Waite in Nebraska has an idea.

Start out your early teachings of that particular complex skill by using Legos.

Waite did just that this month when he asked his students in his data visualization course to use Legos to visualize Super Bowl data. He asked his students to use the toys to depict the difference between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots.

Reference: How Journalism Professors Used Legos to Teach Super Bowl Data Visualization

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