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Tableau Desktop I: From Data to Visual Dashboard

Location: Moody Library 104

Goal(s): The goal of this workshop is to teach participants how to create exploratory data visualizations of the 2016 Presidential election results using Tableau Desktop.

Outcomes: Participants of this workshop will be able to use Tableau Desktop to explore their data through interactive visualizations.

Description: This hands-on introduction to Tableau Desktop will guide users through a series of exercises that will cover data visualizations and interactive dashboards. Using local Texas election data, participants will create maps, scatter plots, column charts, tree maps, and packed bubbles in order to explore election voter returns and correlations with voter demographics. No experience necessary.

Detailed Contents:

1. Ensure Tableau Desktop installation

2. Describe Data Scholar Program

3. Intro Slideshow

4. Discuss prepared datasets

5. Visualize ACS data

6. Scatterplots to explore relationships between ACS and election data

7. VTD Map Visualization

8. Create Dashboard

Date:
Friday, February 1, 2019
Time:
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Categories:
  Digital Scholarship Workshops  
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