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Intro to data visualization with Tableau

This workshop uses Tableau Public software to introduce data visualization concepts and basic skills. Tableau Public is available at no cost and provides a user interface that is accessible to beginners.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the characteristics of an effective visualization
  2. Format data for visualization
  3. Create a simple visualization using Tableau software

To participate fully please follow the pre-workshop setup instructions and install Tableau before the workshop: https://ubc-library-rc.github.io/tableau-intro/. Consider also registering for Designing dashboards with Tableau on April 25, which builds on the skills developed in this workshop.


About this workshop series

Intro to data visualization with Tableau is one of in a series of workshops about data analysis and visualization offered by the UBC Library Research Commons. The series goal is to introduce participants to the data analysis and visualization potential of various tools and to encourage further self-paced exploration. Other workshops offered this term:


If you have any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs please email research.commons@ubc.ca

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This event is online. Registrants receive the link 24 hours before the event. Registration closes at the same time.
Thursday, April 18, 2024
9:30am - 11:00am
  All     Graduate  
  Data     Research Commons  
Siobhan Schenk and Jeremy Buhler
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