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Beginner Level

Basic Python

Approx. 18 hours to complete
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Skills you will gain

Python LibrariesData AnalysisPlotlyData ReportingData Visualization (DataViz)
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Beginner Level

Basic Python

Approx. 18 hours to complete
English

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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
1 video
3 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Updating Your Profile10m
2 practice exercises
Orientation Quiz30m
Demographics Survey5m
3 hours to complete

Module 1: Visualization in Newsrooms

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
1.2 Types of Charts and Graphs: Choosing the Right Chart for the Right Task13m
1.3 What Makes a Good Data Visualization?13m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Reading45m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz15m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Module 2: Data and Visual Perception

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
2.2 Drilling Down on Numbers13m
2.3 Data Visualization & Visual Perception14m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Reading45m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz15m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3: Narrative Storytelling

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
3.2 Narrative Storytelling 28m
3.3 CRAP: The Principles of Design6m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Reading45m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz15m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Module 4: Cognitive Load and Color Perception

6 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 37 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
4.2 Gestalt Principles5m
4.3 The Role of Memory in Vision11m
2 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Reading45m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz15m

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