University of California, Davis

Visual Analytics with Tableau

This course is part of Data Visualization with Tableau Specialization

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Suk S. Brar, M.B.A.

Instructor: Suk S. Brar, M.B.A.

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9 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Create a chart using Tableau

  • Create dates using calculated fields

  • Customize table calculations

  • Customize and create dual layer maps

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There are 4 modules in this course

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.

What's included

10 videos2 readings1 quiz1 peer review

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.

What's included

5 videos1 quiz1 peer review

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.

What's included

6 videos1 quiz1 peer review

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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7 videos1 quiz1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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Suk S. Brar, M.B.A.
University of California, Davis
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