JHU has made updates to the dashboard that raises concerns about the long-term quality of the site. In this video, learn how to contextualize the data being presented.
- [Instructor] When viewing a dashboard, … it's important to keep in mind … that the information being presented … is dependent on the accuracy of the data that is collected. … Although it's not always possible … to know where the data has come from. … In this case with John Hopkins website, … we can see that in the footnote, … there are links available for where the data can be found. … Here it gives us a GitHub repository. … By clicking on the link, … I can go directly to the COVID-19 data repository … that is maintained by John Hopkins. … Here we get additional information about the data … that is being shown to us on the dashboard. … You can also get a link to the mobile view as well. … If you are interested in the mobile view, … you can click on this link on your regular browser. … We can use any device, including mobile devices, … as well as desktop and PCs … to view the mobile view of the dashboard. … You can see here on the bottom … that there are several tabs. … The different information for each of the tabs. …
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- What is a dashboard?
- Identifying the underlying data
- Interpreting key metrics
- Navigating the John Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard
- Evaluating the IHME dashboard
- Assessing the risks and limitations of using the dashboard