CONTEXTUAL THINKING ABOUT DIFFERENT SCENARIOS:
This exercise involves you using imagination and logical reasoning to occupy the mindset of a visualizer facing the task of formulating a brief for different scenarios. Imagine you are given the challenge of creating a visualization/info graphic in each of the following made-up scenarios:
THE SUBJECT: Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Scenario A: A pro-capital punishment (local/national) newspaper reporting on the milestone of the 500th execution (pretend it is 2013, there have now been more than 500)
Scenario B: Analyst staff at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice reporting to senior management about aspects of their operations
Scenario C: A campaign group looking to influence the debate about the ending of capital punishment
Website reference: Executed Offenders dataset
Assignment Link: http://book.visualisingdata.com/chapter/chapter-3
Assignment Length (word count): At least 500 words (not including direct quotes).
References: At least two peer-reviewed, scholarly journal references.