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Course Description

This course offers an immersive exploration into the world of data visualization, emphasizing the pivotal role of design in effectively communicating complex data. As we navigate an increasingly data-driven world, the ability to create clear, impactful, and ethically sound visual representations of data is more important than ever. From the principles of color theory and typography to the nuances of data literacy and ethics, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the broad applications of data visualization across various domains, including business, public sector, journalism, and more. We'll also delve into the exciting potential of AI in enhancing data visualization design. This course combines theory with hands-on assignments, culminating in a final project that allows students to apply their newly acquired skills in a practical context. Ideal for aspiring designers, professionals looking to leverage data in their field, or anyone interested in the power of visual storytelling, this course aims to equip participants with the tools to transform raw data into compelling visual narratives.

Course Length - Online 9 weeks

Learner Outcomes

  • Understand and apply fundamental principles of design to create compelling and effective data visualizations
  • Evaluate and interpret data visualizations critically, demonstrating improved data literacy and understanding of ethical considerations
  • Utilize various chart types and interactive elements appropriately to enhance the communication of complex data
  • Explore the role of AI in data visualization, including generating visualization ideas and best practices with AI tools
  • Design and create a comprehensive data visualization project, demonstrating the application of learned principles and techniques in a practical context

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Data Visualization 101
Aug 26, 2024 to Oct 27, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
CE Tuition non-credit $1,015.00
Faculty/Staff Waiver non-credit $1,015.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 29, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 26, 2024
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