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Intro to Tableau – Easy Charts and Maps

NOTE:  Bring your laptop.  The Edge Workshop Room does not provide computers.

Tableau Public (available for both Windows and Mac) is free software that allows individuals to quickly and easily explore their data with a wide variety of visual representations, as well as create interactive web-based visualization dashboards. This workshop will focus on using Tableau Public to create data visualizations, starting with an overview of how the program thinks about data, common data manipulation and loading, and the terminology used. Activities will include a sample data visualization and mapping project, which will give people hands-on experience using Tableau’s basic chart types and dashboard creation tools. We will also discuss publishing to the Tableau Public web server and related services and tools, like the full Tableau Desktop application (free for full-time students).

The content of the workshop may be recorded. Cameras will capture the instructor station and the display screen. Ambient audio, including verbal audience  participation, will be included on the recording. Registration for the workshop indicates consent. If you are uncomfortable with a recording being published please contact the instructor at anytime prior to the conclusion of the workshop.

Date:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
Bostock 127 (The Edge Workshop Room)
Campus:
West Campus
Categories:
Data and Visualization  

Event Organizer

Eric Monson
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