Visualization and Communication

Visualization and Communication

About this course

Turning the raw output of data analysis into compelling communications is hard. Tailoring it to your intended audience to achieve a specific outcome is even harder. The third course in the series Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government focuses on creating compelling communications and visualizations using data to drive impactful action.

Duration: ~1 hour

Instructors

 Jeff Press, Practice Leader for Government Performance at Socrata

What You'll Learn in this Course

  • How to choose the right visualization for your audience and outcome
  • Data visualization requires content presented in the right context
  • The value of context in communication, and the different requirements of low vs. high context situations
  • How to assess and plan for your audience’s needs and expectations
  • The importance of time, budget, resources, and tools for your data communication
  • The difference between explanatory and exploratory visualizations
  • Key design principles for displaying data

Earn a Government Data Analysis Certificate

Earn the Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government certificate upon completion of this self-paced training course along with the 3 others in the series.

 

You can also add it directly to your LinkedIn profile in a just a few clicks

Additional Learning Resources

Curriculum~1 hour

  • Data Communication and Visualization
  • Data Communication and Visualization - Part 1
  • Every Story Has a Hero
  • Data Communication and Visualization - Part 2
  • Exercise: Data Communication and Visualization
  • Data Communication and Visualization - Part 3
  • Quiz: Data Communication and Visualization
  • Content and Context
  • Content and Context
  • Exercise: Content and Context
  • Quiz: Content and Context
  • Context
  • Context
  • Exercise: Context
  • Quiz: Context
  • Visualization: Basic Charts & Graphs
  • Visualization: Basic Charts & Graphs - Part 1
  • Exercise: Visualization (Basic Charts and Graphs)
  • Visualization: Basic Charts & Graphs - Part 2
  • Quiz: Visualization (Basic Charts & Graphs)
  • Visual Design Basics
  • Visual Design Basics - Part 1
  • How to Approach the Opioid Epidemic with Data
  • Visual Design Basics - Part 2
  • Quiz: Visual Design Basics
  • Conclusion
  • Your Input to Improve This Course
  • Share with a Colleague

About this course

Turning the raw output of data analysis into compelling communications is hard. Tailoring it to your intended audience to achieve a specific outcome is even harder. The third course in the series Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government focuses on creating compelling communications and visualizations using data to drive impactful action.

Duration: ~1 hour

Instructors

 Jeff Press, Practice Leader for Government Performance at Socrata

What You'll Learn in this Course

  • How to choose the right visualization for your audience and outcome
  • Data visualization requires content presented in the right context
  • The value of context in communication, and the different requirements of low vs. high context situations
  • How to assess and plan for your audience’s needs and expectations
  • The importance of time, budget, resources, and tools for your data communication
  • The difference between explanatory and exploratory visualizations
  • Key design principles for displaying data

Earn a Government Data Analysis Certificate

Earn the Fundamentals of Data Analysis for Government certificate upon completion of this self-paced training course along with the 3 others in the series.

 

You can also add it directly to your LinkedIn profile in a just a few clicks

Additional Learning Resources

Curriculum~1 hour

  • Data Communication and Visualization
  • Data Communication and Visualization - Part 1
  • Every Story Has a Hero
  • Data Communication and Visualization - Part 2
  • Exercise: Data Communication and Visualization
  • Data Communication and Visualization - Part 3
  • Quiz: Data Communication and Visualization
  • Content and Context
  • Content and Context
  • Exercise: Content and Context
  • Quiz: Content and Context
  • Context
  • Context
  • Exercise: Context
  • Quiz: Context
  • Visualization: Basic Charts & Graphs
  • Visualization: Basic Charts & Graphs - Part 1
  • Exercise: Visualization (Basic Charts and Graphs)
  • Visualization: Basic Charts & Graphs - Part 2
  • Quiz: Visualization (Basic Charts & Graphs)
  • Visual Design Basics
  • Visual Design Basics - Part 1
  • How to Approach the Opioid Epidemic with Data
  • Visual Design Basics - Part 2
  • Quiz: Visual Design Basics
  • Conclusion
  • Your Input to Improve This Course
  • Share with a Colleague