Data Logic, Visualization, and Storytelling

  • Required
  • IDS 707
  • Credits: 2
  • Instructor: Jana Schaich Borg, Social Science Research Institute

Principles of communicating the implications of a data analysis.

Students will cultivate the ability to think critically and skeptically about the questions they need to answer in a data project and the strategies they are using to answer them. Students will learn the principles behind effective data visualization and how to implement them in real analyses using Tableau software.

Finally, students will practice presenting the results of a data analysis to diverse target audiences.

This course serves as the foundation for the second year Capstone Project.