DATA476-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019

Special Topic: Information is Beautiful

15 points
Details:
Start Date: Monday, 18 February 2019
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2019
Withdraw Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty: Friday, 1 March 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 10 May 2019

This occurrence is not offered

Description

This course will introduce students to the truthful art of visualizing data. The students will use an iterative design process to create visualizations that are truthful, functional, beautiful, insightful and enlightening. The lectures will consist of presentations, critiques, in-class exercises and discussions. This course will enable students to select appropriate visualization methods for their data and solve practical data science communication problems. They will consider the context and the indented reader to focus the story their data will tell. The students will learn to use the Tableau software, which will be made available for their own computers within the framework of this course. The course will provide a supportive environment in which students can experiment with the aesthetics of data visualization. Students will need to be familiar with basic data manipulation principles and the process of data gathering and cleaning.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,002.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Mathematics and Statistics.

All DATA476 Occurrences

  • DATA476-19S1 (C) Semester One 2019 - Not Offered
  • DATA476-19S2 (C) Semester Two 2019