Visual Analytics with Tableau

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About this course: In this third course of the specialization, we’ll drill deeper into the tools Tableau offers in the areas of charting, dates, table calculations and mapping. We’ll explore the best choices for charts, based on the type of data you are using. We’ll look at specific types of charts including scatter plots, Gantt charts, histograms, bullet charts and several others, and we’ll address charting guidelines. We’ll define discrete and continuous dates, and examine when to use each one to explain your data. You’ll learn how to create custom and quick table calculations and how to create parameters. We’ll also introduce mapping and explore how Tableau can use different types of…

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  • Free plan: No certicification and/or audit only. You will have access to all course materials except graded items.
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About this course: In this third course of the specialization, we’ll drill deeper into the tools Tableau offers in the areas of charting, dates, table calculations and mapping. We’ll explore the best choices for charts, based on the type of data you are using. We’ll look at specific types of charts including scatter plots, Gantt charts, histograms, bullet charts and several others, and we’ll address charting guidelines. We’ll define discrete and continuous dates, and examine when to use each one to explain your data. You’ll learn how to create custom and quick table calculations and how to create parameters. We’ll also introduce mapping and explore how Tableau can use different types of geographic data, how to connect to multiple data sources and how to create custom maps.

Who is this class for: This course is primarily aimed at individuals with some fundamental data visualization knowledge, who are familiar with Tableau, and want to increase their knowledge in explanatory analysis. This course is intended for those taking this course as part of the Specialization, and for those who have some experience working with data and data sets.

Created by:  University of California, Davis
  • Taught by:  Suk S. Brar, M.B.A., Lead Business Consultant

    Blue Shield of California
Basic Info Course 3 of 5 in the Data Visualization with Tableau Specialization Level Beginner Commitment 4 weeks of study, 5-7 hours/week Language English How To Pass Pass all graded assignments to complete the course. User Ratings 4.4 stars Average User Rating 4.4See what learners said Coursework

Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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Syllabus


WEEK 1


Getting Started and Charting



In this module, you will explore the topic of charting in Tableau. By now you should already be well versed in how to change colors, shapes, and sizes of charts, so we are going to practice and demonstrate that skill more. You will be able to explain what the Tableau Tooltip does and when to use it. You will be able to discuss the various guidelines for choosing the right chart for your data. You will also create a chart using Tableau.


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  1. Video: Visual Analytics with Tableau Introduction
  2. Reading: Save Workbooks to Tableau Public
  3. Video: Introduction to Charting
  4. Video: Tableau Charts
  5. Video: Colors, Shapes, and Sizes
  6. Video: Dual Line Charts
  7. Video: Tableau Tooltip
  8. Video: Charting Guidelines: Bar Charts, Line Graphs, Pie Charts
  9. Video: Charting Guidelines: Maps, Scatter Plots, Gantt Charts, Bubble Charts
  10. Video: Charting Guidelines: Histograms, Bullet Charts, Heat Maps and Highlight Tables
  11. Video: Charting Guidelines: Treemaps and Box-and-Whisker Plots

Graded: Customer Scatterplot
Graded: Module 1: Visual Analytics with Tableau - Charting

WEEK 2


Dates



This module highlights the important topic of dates within Tableau. You will be able to differentiate between discrete and continuous dates and when to use each. You will be able to use date hierarchies and use the date field to better customize your charts. You will be able to convert between discrete and continuous dates and know when and why you want to switch from one to the other. You will create dates using calculated fields.


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  1. Video: Introduction to Dates
  2. Video: Discrete vs. Continuous Dates
  3. Video: Date Hierarchies
  4. Video: Converting Discrete and Continuous Dates
  5. Video: Tableau Calculated Fields

Graded: Shipping Details
Graded: Module 2: Visual Analytics with Tableau - Dates

WEEK 3


Table Calculations



In this module, you will focus on table calculations. You will be able to create new calculated fields to allow you to compare fields, apply aggregations, and more. You will be able use quick table calculations and create new calculated fields. You will be able to customize them and apply filters and parameters to your table calculations.


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  1. Video: Introduction to Table Calculations
  2. Video: Calculated Fields
  3. Video: Quick Table Calculations
  4. Video: Custom Table Calculations
  5. Video: Filters
  6. Video: Parameters

Graded: Sales Spotlight
Graded: Module 3: Visual Analytics with Tableau - Table Calculations

WEEK 4


Mapping



In this final module, we will go more in depths about maps within Tableau. You will be able to connect to a different data sources and customize your maps by changing colors, shapes, and sizes. You will be able to custom geocode a map and create Tableau maps with geographic data that is not recognized by Tableau. You will also be able to create dual layer maps and showcase how to overlay maps on top of one another.


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  1. Video: Introduction to Mapping
  2. Video: Working with Geographic Data
  3. Video: Shapes, Colors, and Sizes
  4. Video: Custom Mapping Techniques
  5. Video: Custom Geocoding
  6. Video: Dual Layer Mapping
  7. Video: Course Summary
  8. Discussion Prompt: Course Reflection

Graded: Dual Layer Maps
Graded: Module 4: Visual Analytics with Tableau - Mapping

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