Tableau Visual Analytics Intermediate

This course teaches experienced Tableau users to connect the science of data visualization to the principles of visual best practices. In this course, you’ll learn how to leverage research on human perception to create Tableau visualizations that truly help your stakeholders see and understand the data. Throughout this course, you’ll learn to design visualizations that effectively share information and insights with others. This course will advance your understanding of visual best practices.

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Visual analytics process

  • Describe the visual analytics process and its advantages

Memory and processing

  • Analyze how memory is used to interpret visualizations
  • Revise visualizations to reduce cognitive load
  • Effectively use pre-attentive attributes in visualizations

Informing without misleading

  • Identify ways to design visualizations so they inform without misleading

Using chart types effectively

  • Identify the most appropriate chart types to answer
  • specific questions
  • Identify best practices and considerations for a variety of chart types
  • Effectively use chart types to answer specific questions

Designing dashboards and stories

  • Identify visual best practices for dashboard and story design
  • Describe the process of designing a dashboard or story
  • Create a dashboard or story using visual best practices

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

Join an engaging hands-on learning environment, where you’ll learn to:

  • Design visualizations to effectively leverage sensory and short-term memory
  • Design visualizations to inform viewers without misleading
  • Effectively use chart types to answer specific questions
  • Design dashboards and stories using visual best practices

This course has a 50% hands-on labs to 50% lecture ratio with engaging instruction, demos, group discussions, labs, and project work.

This course leverages Tableau to develop and discuss visualizations but does not include instruction on how to use Tableau. You should be an experienced Tableau user.

Experienced Tableau users.

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