What is Data Literacy?

April 18, 2022

Data literacy is the ability to comprehend and extract meaningful information from data and to read, write, and communicate that data in context.

Being data literate includes, above all, knowing what data is appropriate to use for a specific purpose, thinking critically about information derived from data analyses, and being able to recognize misinterpreted or misused data.

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