Module 1: Why Visualize Data?

In this module we will be learning about the importance of data visualization and how a grammar of graphics can help us effectively visualize data.

0Module Learning Outcomes

1What is Data Visualization?

2True or False: Data Visualization

3How Can We Visualize Data?

4Test Your Knowledge: Visualization Libraries

5True or False: Visualization Libaries

6Your First Plot

7Aggregations, Lines, and Layers

8Questions on How Plots are Created

9Creating a Line Plot for Change Over Time

10Plotting an Aggregated Value

11What Did We Just Learn?

About this course

In this course we will be learning how to create effective data visualizations to strengthen our exploratory data analysis skills and our ability to communicate insights to others.

About the program

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a comprehensive research-intensive university, consistently ranked among the 40 best universities in the world. The Key Capabilities in Data Science program was launched in September 2020 and is developed and taught by many of the same instructors as the UBC Master of Data Science program.