Data Visualization – An Introduction (Part 1 – Theory and Critique)
Through a combination of lecture and activities, this two-hour workshop will use a data visualization workflow model to introduce participants to best practices and guidelines for designing effective visualizations and evaluating visualizations. There will then be an activity to apply best practices by working in small groups to critique visualizations. For more information on Data Visualization, including topics covered in the workshop, and services offered by the libraries, see our Data Visualization Guide.
Data Visualization Workshop – An Introduction (Part 2 – Practice with Tableau)
Through a combination of lecture and activities, this two and a half hour workshop will introduce participants to a common data visualization tool, Tableau Desktop. Participants will learn to create a variety of visualizations such as a line graph of profits over time by product category, a box plot of iris petal widths by species, and a stacked bar graph of word frequencies in Romeo and Juliet. For more information on Data Visualization, see our Data Visualization Guide.