There are a few things you should take away from this course. After watching this video, you'll be able to pocket key considerations you can share with others.
- [Educator] Okay, so now that we've had a chance … to look at these dashboards, … what can you take away from what we've learned? … For one thing, we've learned that counts may not be enough. … Even in the best-case scenario, … one in which we employ the best methodology … and collect data as accurately as possible, … account of the number … of cases offers somewhat limited insights. … The information on the dashboard … is not much different than what we may hear on the news. … It's a report of how many times something occurred. … It would be like seeing a sports stat … after the game occurred. … Even the most real-time update … that is provided to us via the dashboard … will always experience lag. … This is because information is collected … in such a way that it is very difficult … to have upstate information at any given point in time. … In the case of the pandemic, … we're looking at population data, … and that requires being able … to identify certain features within the population. …
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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