Course Content

Lesson Topic Assignment Due
0 Introduction  
1 What is data visualization? Powerpoint Introduction
2 Why data visualizations? Excel Introduction
3 Creating meaning from data Excel - Advanced Topics
4 Traditional forms of visualization Introduction to Illustrator
5 Instructional interface and real-world application Illustrator - Advanced Graphical Features
6 Advanced topics: semiotics, navigation, procedure and environment Project Proposals Due
7 Time-based data: alternative methods  
8 Non-traditional visualizations for specialized applications Using Information to Create Meaningful Visualizations
9 The statistical visualization Introduction to Matlab
10 Mapping Introduction to SPSS
11 Visualization theory and application Introduction to Mapping Software
12 Expressing meaning through data to an audience  
13 Presentations/Projects Due Course Project Description
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