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Course Preamble

Instructor: Patrick Boily, uOttawa, Data Action Lab

Communications will be conducted through Slack. The Slack invite link will go out during the first session.

Schedule: TBD

Zoom link
    Meeting ID: 784 099 4865
    Passcode: 7RXJ9J

Data Understanding, Data Analysis, and Data Science
    Data Visualization and Data Exploration
    Programming Primer

The Practice of Data Visualization
    Overview
    Basics of Data Visualization
    Essentials of Visual Design
    Practical Aspects of Data Visualization

Software Installation:
    R
    RStudio

Supplemental Exercises and Guided Projects

References

Course Evaluation: (coming soon)

Session 1:
    01. Exploratory Data Analysis
    02. Data Visualization for Communication
    03. Visualization Catalogue

Session 2:
    04. Chart Aesthetics
    05. Dashboards
    06. Elements of Storytelling

Session 3:
    07. Stories and Illustrations
    08. Evolving a Storytelling Chart
    09. Anatomy of Storytelling Dashboards

Session 4:
    10. The Grammar of Graphics
    11. Basics of ggplot2
    12. Examples and Miscellanea

Course Datasets:
    polls_us_election_2016
    GlobalCitiesPBI.csv
    2016collisionsfinal.csv
    HR_2016_Census_simple.xlsx
    custdata.tsv