Geography Fieldwork

A Level

Evaluating data presentation

2. Evaluating data presentation

Questions to consider

Be objective

Consider the type of variables and whether the data follow a normal distribution.

  • Is every graph accurate?
  • Is your choice of measures of central tendency and dispersion appropriate for the type of data?

Be critical

Validity means the suitability of a technique to answer the question that it was intended to answer

  • Is every chart, graph and other data presentation technique valid?

Be ethical

  • Have you acknowledged all the sources of secondary data that you have used?