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Research Data Services @ Georgia State University Library: WORKSHOPS ~ Data Visualization & Mapping (Tableau, Social Explorer)

WORKSHOPS ~ DATA VISUALIZATION & MAPPING

Tableau Workshop Series

Tableau Workshop Series


This workshop series introduces users to Tableau Public data visualization software. See the Tableau research guide here.


Tableau 1: Tableau Data Visualization - Getting Started

This workshop is the second of a two-part series on Tableau. This workshop is the first of a two-part series on Tableau. This workshop will introduce users to the basics of using Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool.

Workshop Topics:

  • Importing data
  • Navigating the Tableau interface
  • Creating simple visualizations (worksheets, dashboards and stories)
  • Saving, publishing and sharing visualization

Prerequisites: None.

Workshop materials available here.


Tableau 2: Tableau Data Visualization - Beyond Basics

This workshop teaches more advanced skills for those who have familiarity with the basics of importing data and constructing basic visualizations in Tableau.

Workshop Topics:

  • Customizing worksheets, dashboards, and stories
  • Working with more complex visualization types
  • Adding calculations to graphs

Prerequisites: None.

Workshop materials available here.

Social Explorer Workshop

Social Explorer Workshop



Mapping Census Data with Social Explorer

This workshop introduces finding and mapping demographic information using Social Explorer.

Workshop Topics:

  • Navigating the Social Explorer interface
  • Creating interactive demographic maps
  • Finding and exporting data tables

Prerequisites: None.