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Data Visualisation - INFS6023

Data visualisation, story-telling, and scenario development have been identified as the most prominent analytical practices of tomorrow. This unit seeks to equip students with necessary knowledge and data visualisation skills, acquired though real-life project inspired by the leading industry practices. Students will also develop a 'holistic' view of data visualisation in practice and will acquire 'thinking tools' to deal with its organisational and societal challenges. This unit focuses on business/organisational decision makers and their use of data visualisation. As such this unit does not require any prior IT, computer science or data science experience.

3hr workshop (once per week), weeks 1-13.

workshop participation (10%); individual project journal (15%); project report (35%); project presentation (15%); reflective summary (25%)


Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Business Information Systems
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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