This course focuses on the theories behind visual analytics, and the relationship between data analysis and data visualization. Students will be introduced to tools for analyzing information and the preliminary displaying of results. Students will explore the collection, management, analysis and presentation of spatial data, as well as concepts of database systems, data modeling and digital mapping.
Upon completion of this course, students will develop literacy in three areas:
- The diversity of data visualization requirements across different domains, with an emphasis on modeling data for analysis and visualization
- Fundamental concepts in data visualization, including cognitive, design, UX, and narrative considerations
- Proficiency in the use of Tableau
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Digital Media Skills Certificate : Qualifying Courses