In this course, you will explore Tableau’s Show Me feature to quickly do visualization. You will learn how and when to use Tableau to create crosstabs and heat maps. You will create a regular bar chart, stacked bar chart, and a side-by-side bar chart. You will learn how to make a pie chart and to determine whether you can better express your data using a bar chart. You will learn how to use line and area charts to display data that is over a given time frame. Finally, you will examine packed bubble charts, tree maps, scatter plots, and basic maps.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Govind Acharya is a Principal Analyst in the UC Davis Budget and Institutional Office. In his position, he is responsible for developing and implementing data visualizations on a variety of institutional related data such as classroom utilization, faculty, staff, and students. At Ithaca College, he developed some of the first Tableau dashboards and developed a set of best practices still in use today. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego and did his graduate work at San Francisco State University and Cornell University in Economics. He is on the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA, the world’s largest and best known human rights organizations.