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Data Visualization and Design for Everyone with Tableau and Illustrator is a Course

Data Visualization and Design for Everyone with Tableau and Illustrator

Ended May 29, 2019
12.0 credits

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Date: May 28th and 29th, 2019
Time: 
  • May 28th: 8:00am to 12:00pm
  • May 29th 8:00am to 4:00pm
Term: Summer 2019
Location:
 Torg 1100 or Zoom https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/885707412
Presented By: University Libraries
Instructor(s): 
Michael Stamper, Jonathan Briganti, and Kelsey Hammer

Description:
Data is everywhere, from surveys and social media to molecular modeling and journal metrics. Learn the visualization process from start to finish: use Tableau Prep to clean and prepare your data, add Tableau Desktop to create clear and flexible charts and diagrams, then use Adobe Illustrator to customize your visualizations for web, posters and infographics. This workshop covers beginner and intermediate levels; no experience is necessary with Tableau or Illustrator.

Objectives:

Distinguish between tabular and relational databases and identify advantages of each
Evaluate data preparation needs and implement in Tableau Prep
Create 3 types of visualizations in Tableau Desktop
Apply data visualization design principles to improve initial draft visualizations
Manipulate vector graphics to create an infographic using Adobe Illustrator

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