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Intermediate Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Visualizing Geographical Data

4 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 116 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
18 videos
What is Geographical Data?8m
When / Why Use a Map?10m
Maps are Not Always the Best or Only Solution!7m
Dot Maps2m
Heat Maps8m
Hexbin Maps3m
Choropleth Maps9m
Graduated Symbol Maps10m
Common Issues With Maps2m
Insensitivity To Sample Size4m
Skewed Spatial Distributions6m
Perceptual Issues4m
Map Projections6m
Interference from Map Features4m
Visualizing Maps + Time9m
Faceting / Small Multiples4m
Recapitulation5m
1 reading
Ballot Maps Project and Choropleth Maps1h 10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Visualizing Network Data

3 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 101 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
18 videos
How do you visualize network data?5m
Additional Attributes7m
Node-Link Diagrams6m
Edge Bundling5m
Fixed Layout: Spatial3m
Clutter Reduction Methods4m
Matrices7m
Part 2 Trees (Hierarchies)4m
Node-Link Trees5m
Special Kind of Trees6m
Decision Trees4m
Trees: Space-Partitioning and Containment Methods6m
Area: Quantity5m
Problem with “Slice-and-Dice” Layout5m
Treemap Advantages/ Disadvantages3m
Sunburst and Icicle Plots4m
Summary and Observations9m
1 reading
Network Visualization Projects40m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Visualizing Temporal Data

3 hours to complete
14 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
14 videos
Temporal Information5m
Hierarchical Structure / Resolution4m
Visualization Methods5m
Small Multiple Line Charts and Area Charts6m
Effect of “Aspect Ratio” on Line Charts2m
Beyond Line Charts3m
Similar Design Works3m
How do you Visualize Event Data When Events Have a Duration?3m
Visualizing Periodic Phenomena4m
Radial Layouts5m
Increasing Visual Scalability of Timelines6m
Beyond Using Position3m
Recapitulation6m
1 reading
Visualizing Time Series1h 10m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Interaction and Multiple Views

5 hours to complete
22 videos (Total 136 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
22 videos
Information Visualization Pipeline7m
Why Manipulate Visualizations?3m
Single / Multiple Views2m
Selection4m
Select → Highlight5m
Select → Show More Information and Select → Apply Operation2m
Navigation5m
Spatial Arrangement2m
Demo Using “LineUp”4m
Video Demo of “Bertifier”5m
Change Mapping5m
Aggregation4m
Filtering5m
Multiple Linked Views5m
Show Different Properties of the Same Data Simultaneously3m
Examples6m
Scenarios and Patterns5m
Scenario 22m
Scenario 37m
Summary6m
Interview with Manuel Lima32m
1 reading
The Value of Interaction2h

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