Video and Multimedia

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Video Links

Graphing Distributions and Histograms

This video clip describes histograms and describes how to create a histogram using two examples (6:04).

Graphing Distributions and Bar Charts

This video clip describes bar charts, their use, and examples (3:08).

Frequency Distributions and Cumulative Frequency Distributions

This video gives a brief overview of frequency distributions and cumulative frequency tables (1:34).

Gary Wolf: The Quantified Self

This TEDtalk describes an intriguing new pastime: Using mobile apps and always-on gadgets to track and analyze the body, mood, diet, spending—just about everything in daily life you can measure (5:10)

Displaying Categorical Data

Podcast describing how to display data in bar charts, pie charts (4:28).


Lecture on percentages and percentiles by describing an example (3:36)


Audio Link

Obese Women Make Less Money, Work More Physically Demanding Jobs

Describes study that found a 65% increase in women’s weight is associated with a 9% drop in earnings (3:51).


Web Links

Work, School, and Marriage: Americans at Age 27

An NPR article that provides graphical representation of educational attainment, jobs, and marriage data for young adults.


Provides description and examples of histograms

Bar Charts

Provides description and examples of bar charts

Who Are the Long-Term Unemployed?

An NPR article that provides graphical representation of unemployment in the United States.

Stem-and-Leaf Plots

Describes how to construct a stem-and-leaf display and provides an example.

How Does Stress Affect Performance

Short article that describes how stress and performance are related and displays this with a visual display of data.