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University of Texas Online Course on Data Visualization & Infographics

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin because of the grand success of the last session again offering an online course on Data Visualization and Infographics with D3. This course has a limited number of students and is paid.

This six-week course will cost the US $95.00. The first 50 registrants will receive a full ebook copy of Interactive Data Visualization for the Web by Scott Murray for free. This course provides deep knowledge about the principles of infographics and data visualization and also clears the concept of its application to the real world. Applicants can apply by creating an account.

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Course Details In Brief

Level: Introductory
Length: 6 weeks
Subject: Data Visualization and Infographics with D3.js
Institution: Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin
Languages: English
Price: This six-week course will cost the US $95.00.
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Closed

Why Choose This Online Course?

The first 50 registrants will receive a full ebook copy of Interactive Data Visualization for the Web by Scott Murray for free. This course consists of an in-depth discussion about the principles of infographics and data visualization, and how they apply to the real world. This course is open to anyone interested in learning the principles of visualization and infographics for effective communication, and about how to apply them using d3.js. When a previous session of this course was offered in the Spring, maximum enrollment was reached in just a week. Students from 53 different countries registered.

Course Introduction

This is part of JournalismCourses.org, the distance-learning program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin. Our program offers MOOCs, massive online courses that are free, and other online courses, like this one that has a limited number of students and is paid. All participants will receive ebook copies of the introduction and first two chapters of Alberto Cairo’s books, The Functional Art, and the upcoming The Truthful Art, due out in 2016. Students will learn how to display information using charts, maps, diagrams, and visual narratives, and how to bring them to life using d3.js, a Javascript library, which is quickly becoming a standard in visualization for communication.

You Will Learn

  • By the end of the course, you will learn:
  • how to work with graphics to communicate and analyze data
  • basic introduction to HTML, CSS, SVG and JavaScript
  • how to generate visual elements from data using the D3.js
  • to make the best graphics choices for the data, among other practical lessons

For detailed information go through university page.