Module 2: Visual Encoding Channels

In this module we will be learning about the most and least effective ways to encode and present data graphically.

0Module Learning Outcomes

1Effective Use of Visual Channels

2True or False: Effective Visual Channels

3To 3D or Not to 3D?

4Area Charts

5True or False: Area and Lines

6Checking Your "Area" of Expertise

7Practicing Your Plotting

8Bar Charts and Histograms

9True or False: Bars and Histograms

10Testing Your Bar Knowledge

11Practicing Bar Plots with Penguins

12Making History with Histograms

13Creating Subplots via Faceting

14True or False: Facets

15Facing Some Faceting Questions

16Faceting with Penguins

17What 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.