Introduction to data visualisation

A course by Victor Pascual
Specialist in Data Visualization. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 03/29/2015
, Specialist in Data Visualization

Create visualisations that communicate and learn to visualise your favourite series

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (245)
  • 4316 students

Create visualisations that communicate and learn to visualise your favourite series


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (245)
  • 4316 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 12 Lessons (2h 46m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever


In this course by Víctor Pascual you will discover what data visualization distinguishes between static and dynamic or interactive visualization.

You will learn the basic rules to take into account when developing a visualization, which will help you to have a better critical sense and, apart from analyzing and communicating data, you will be able to answer questions that you had not even considered.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Data Visualization
  • U2
    U2. How to develop effective visualizations
  • U3
    U3. Data collection and analysis
  • U4
    U4. Display data with Tableau
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will start knowing Víctor Pascual and his work a little better and you will discover what Data Visualization consists of.

Then you will learn to develop effective visualizations, for this Víctor will show you the process, the objectives and the basic rules of the Data Visualization. All this accompanied by practical examples with which to assimilate the knowledge in a simple way.

Afterwards, you will perform the data collection and analysis. You will learn to scrape the data, basic knowledge about statistics, what the distribution is and what it is for. In addition, Víctor Pascual will teach the best tricks of Google Spreadsheets (spreadsheets similar to Excel) and the calculation of the z-score or forecast model.

Finally, you will visualize the data with Tableau Public, a data analysis software that allows you to see patterns, identify trends and discover visual information in seconds to finish visualizing the data of your favorite series.

WHAT IS THE FINAL PROJECT OF THE COURSE?

You will visualize your favorite series in an interactive way, for this you will learn how to "scribble" or collect data in www.imdb.com and process them in a spreadsheet. As a final result we will discover what stories are hidden behind the data by seeing details that reflect how we have experienced these series as spectators.

Who is it for?

The course is completely transversal and can be completed by people with all kinds of backgrounds but especially for designers, journalists, analysts, Online Marketing professionals who want to learn how to represent and extract value from data.

What you need

No prior knowledge is required.

Regarding materials, you will need a computer, internet connection and access to Google Spreadsheets and Tableau Public software.


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Victor Pascual

A course by Victor Pascual

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Specialist in Data Visualization

Víctor Pascual is a passionate confessor of the Visualization of Scientific Data. He has a PhD in Computer Science and Digital Communication. He dedicated his doctoral thesis to research new methods to represent data from the web, and works as a "data scientist" and specialist in Data Visualization since 2009.

After three years as part of the Bestiario team, Víctor began his new stage as a data analysis and visualization consultant in companies such as SIRIS Academic and Mobile Media Content, where he leads R & D projects of a very diverse nature.

Víctor is also committed to the formation of Information Visualization, which has led him to co-direct the first postgraduate course in Spain on the subject (IDEC), and to participate in different conferences and workshops. Currently he also collaborates with different masters and postgraduates.


Contents

  • U1

    Data Visualization

    • Víctor Pascual
    • Introduction to Data Visualization
    • Influences
  • U2

    How to develop effective visualizations

    • The process of data visualization
    • Objectives and examples
    • Basic rules
  • U3

    Data collection and analysis

    • Explanation of the project
    • Introduction to data scraping
    • Cleaning and data processing
    • Preparing the data
  • U4

    Display data with Tableau

    • Introduction to Tableau Public
    • View data from our series
  • FP

    Final project

    • Introduction to data visualization

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Introduction to data visualisation. A Technology, Marketing, and Business course by Victor Pascual

Introduction to data visualisation

A course by Victor Pascual
Specialist in Data Visualization. Barcelona, Spain.
On Domestika since 03/29/2015
  • 97% Positive reviews (245)
  • 4316 students