Introduction to Data Visualisation
What you'll learn on this self-paced online course
Master the principles for transforming your data into powerful visualisations, with a fresh, creative approach from data visualisation guru, Andy Kirk.
This course is perfect for anyone looking to gain an accessible, broad and thorough conceptual understanding of contemporary data visualisation to enhance the creativity and impact of their research.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
Harness color, composition, interactivity, and annotation to tell your data story
Tailor your visualisations to your audience’s needs and integrate critical thinking into your design decisions
Determine what is the most important, relevant and interesting content to portray to your audience
There are no technical nor knowledge-based prerequisites for this course. The most critical attribute is your curiosity - an instinct for and interest in discovering and sharing insights from data - and your appetite to find a fresh approach to communicating data through visual representation and presentation. This course is aimed at people from all backgrounds, organisation types and domain areas. It is designed to be accessible and useful for all participant demographics with a role or interest in communicating with data.
There are four modules in this course
Introduction and Formulating your Design Brief
Introduction to the subject of data visualisation, the design workflow and principles, and undertake the first stage of the design workflow, ‘Formulating your brief’.
Working with Data and Establishing your Editorial Thinking
Developing your Design Solution: Data representation and interactivity
Developing your Design Solution: Annotation, colour and composition
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