University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3D Data Visualization for Science Communication
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3D Data Visualization for Science Communication

Taught in English

Some content may not be translated

4,214 already enrolled

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Kalina Borkiewicz
AJ Christensen

Instructors: Kalina Borkiewicz

Beginner level
No prior experience required
32 hours to complete
3 weeks at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

Details to know

Shareable certificate

Add to your LinkedIn profile

Assessments

14 quizzes

See how employees at top companies are mastering in-demand skills

Placeholder
Placeholder

Earn a career certificate

Add this credential to your LinkedIn profile, resume, or CV

Share it on social media and in your performance review

Placeholder

There are 6 modules in this course

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment.

What's included

1 video5 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Week 1 is an introduction to the field of data visualization, as well as related fields like computational science and computer graphics. You will learn about different types of data visualization, and visualization best practices.

What's included

8 videos3 quizzes2 peer reviews1 plugin

Week 2 is all about data - how are spatial data represented in a computer? How is it formatted? Where can you find it, and how do you work with it?

What's included

9 videos4 quizzes2 peer reviews

Week 3 is all about the human side of things. How do people learn? How do we perceive visual information? What makes certain methods of communication and education more effective? How do you find a story in a dataset, and how do you tell that story clearly and concisely?

What's included

9 videos3 quizzes2 peer reviews

Week 4 is about presenting your visualization in an engaging way to broad audiences with techniques like camera design, lighting, compositing, digital cosmetics, and other tricks from Hollywood. You’ll also learn how to package your visualization with sound, titles, and credits, and you’ll learn how to distribute it to various types of audiences.

What's included

8 videos3 quizzes2 peer reviews

Congratulations on reaching the end of the course!

What's included

1 video1 reading1 plugin

Instructors

Kalina Borkiewicz
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1 Course4,214 learners
AJ Christensen
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1 Course4,214 learners

Offered by

Recommended if you're interested in Data Analysis

Why people choose Coursera for their career

Felipe M.
Learner since 2018
"To be able to take courses at my own pace and rhythm has been an amazing experience. I can learn whenever it fits my schedule and mood."
Jennifer J.
Learner since 2020
"I directly applied the concepts and skills I learned from my courses to an exciting new project at work."
Larry W.
Learner since 2021
"When I need courses on topics that my university doesn't offer, Coursera is one of the best places to go."
Chaitanya A.
"Learning isn't just about being better at your job: it's so much more than that. Coursera allows me to learn without limits."

New to Data Analysis? Start here.

Placeholder

Open new doors with Coursera Plus

Unlimited access to 7,000+ world-class courses, hands-on projects, and job-ready certificate programs - all included in your subscription

Advance your career with an online degree

Earn a degree from world-class universities - 100% online

Join over 3,400 global companies that choose Coursera for Business

Upskill your employees to excel in the digital economy

Frequently asked questions