Data Visualization Fundamentals

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Workshop

Data Visualization Fundamentals

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive - 10th Floor
Arlington VA 22202

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

Fascinated by data visualization but not sure where to begin? Then this is the workshop for you!

Come and learn the basics of data visualization and get the skills you need to own that next staff meeting! This class will cover basic principles of data visualization, look at how data visualization can be used to convey a message, and walk you through how to make complex, dynamic visualizations.

Takeaways

  • Learn which visualizations are the best match for your data and the point you’re trying to make;
  • Discover how to make competition and comparisons visible at a glance using real-world data;
  • Learn how to spot and debunk misleading charts and graphs in a fun exercise that lets you see the Dark Side of the Data;
  • Develop your own data-driven map;
  • Leave with a customized list of tools and next steps to build your skills after class is done.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Updated Version of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
  • Install TileMill, a free mapping tool.

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