Graphics can play a crucial role in supporting your technical writing. Pie charts, bar graphs, maps, and tables will help your readers understand complex data—but only if you design them effectively.
In this interactive presentation, you’ll learn how to create visual elements that will complement your technical writing. By following good design principles, you’ll learn to create clear, persuasive graphics and avoid distortions that can endanger the credibility of your work.
This free, one-hour seminar is presented by Sarah Harrison Smith. Smith is a writer and editor with a long career in media. Most recently, she worked as Editorial Director for Books and Kindle at Amazon. Before moving to Baltimore in 2014, she spent 12 years at the New York Times, where her roles included Managing Editor of The New York Times Magazine. She is the author of many articles and reviews, as well as ”The Fact Checker’s Bible,” a guide to magazine research, which reflects her early career at The New Yorker. She now teaches in the Center for Leadership Education at Johns Hopkins University.