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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Visual Analytics with Tableau by University of California, Davis

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About the 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....

Top reviews

Aug 19, 2017

Through this course learner can efficiently learn about dual layer maps, dual axis, creating calculated fields and many more. Thanks for such a great platform to learn and for great instructors.

Aug 8, 2021

This course, which I completed as part of UC Davis' Data Viz Specialization, was clearly presented and involved a lot of hands on assignments that helped to increase confidence and skills.

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By Anu

Sep 24, 2017

Hoping to see much advanced courses in coursera, basic course as this one is very easily available on youtube and tableau's site.

By Kukka V P

Nov 10, 2018

Course is good but the data sets should be improved for assignments, and some little clarification in assignments will be good

By Naum S

Dec 11, 2017

I wish more time was spent on Calculated Field Functions, along with practice problems for the available functions in Tableau

By Marcello B

Mar 26, 2019

Well done. A right quantity of theory about visualization and of practical use of Tableau to apply what you learned.

By Hà D D

Jun 8, 2020

It is a good course but it need more examples, especially for uncommon charts like Gantt charts, bullet charts...

By sebastian s v

Aug 5, 2017

I think the explanation of the tools was good but you migth learn more of the videos that are on

By Vinayaka S

Apr 3, 2021

In the first week the assignment contained concepts that were not taught and we're taught in later weeks.

By Jeremy C

Jul 10, 2017

Excellent introduction to visualizations; looking forward to more advanced visualization techniques


Feb 17, 2017

It would be great if mentors/instructors can promptly follow up with students' requests/problems.

By Victor S

Jul 11, 2019

It might be more appealing to have not one, but two or three examples in every video of Week 3.

By Yan X

Jun 28, 2020

Overall, I like the class. I just hope the assignment instruction can be a little more clear.

By Craig S

Oct 18, 2017

Good overview of plotting different charts in Tableua. Good info on Dual Layer Mapping!

By Fernando M D F

Mar 1, 2017

Excellent course. Everything concise but well explained. Nice activities and quizes.

By Paul H

Dec 10, 2017

It was a good course. Unfortunately the discussion forum was not used or mentored.

By Luis M M J

Jan 30, 2017

This course was more focused on tableau, The examples were basic but usefull.

By Francois O

Oct 22, 2020

Nice course! Easy to follow and practice. No need for programming skills.

By Praveen B R

Dec 17, 2018

Overall the course was good, But assignment in week-1 was not clear.

By David A S J

Jun 19, 2017

Good course, it help you to understand how to use Tableau in deep.

By Marina S A

Oct 16, 2019

really interesting, right combination teorical/practice issues!

By Lauraleen O

Sep 8, 2017

Overall a nice introduction to using the features in Tableau

By Amy B

Dec 26, 2017

Nice course but it took a long time to get my work graded.

By Priscila C d F

Sep 15, 2019

Great pratical topic but not so advanced as expected.

By Edouard S

Jan 18, 2019

Good class for the price. Learning a lot on Tableau.

By Julio G C

Jun 26, 2018

Very good training, they miss LOD (level of detail).

By Patihe S

Dec 28, 2016

Cool tools with knowledgeable instructor, thumbs up.