This course introduces advanced web technologies for visualizing and communicating insights with data. Students will learn to create custom interactive visualizations. We’ll explore a series of case studies ranging from data journalism to data science. With a combination of in-class exercises and outside assignments, students will gain experience with the basics of user-interface design (interactive elements such as sliders, brushes, buttons, etc.) and interactive exploratory data analysis with cartography, animation, 3-D graphics, and dashboards.
Some representative case studies:
Students will learn innovative data visualization skills that can be applied in a wide range of application areas. These skills bridge the gap between data science and web development. By the end of the course, students will be able to…