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Tableau Desktop: Core skills for every classroom

Engage your students in any subject by adding visual analytics to the syllabus. Preparing students to see and understand data is vital for their success in today’s data-driven workplace. Teaching data analytics with real-world examples is easier than ever with Tableau’s fast drag-and-drop tools.

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This visualization is an example of one your students could create to can make a data-driven narrative. Here, data from Kiva is used to show the increasing popularity of micro-lending. This viz uses Story Points to tell the stories behind these loans, turning several visualizations into a compelling narrative.

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See what your students can create

With Tableau, your classroom will quickly identify trends and discover insights to answer questions and inspire new ones. See how other teachers and students together engaged in collaborative analysis and learning with these examples from fellow educators.

Tableau Desktop is free for teachers and classrooms at accredited institutions, and offers many support resources including sample course materials and access to an active user community. Join the Tableau for Teaching User Community to access teaching resources and collaborate with other instructors. If you have questions about eligibility or Tableau for Teaching, please email our Tableau for Teaching team at tft@tableau.com.

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Desk copy: you want to evaluate Tableau Desktop, but are not sure if it yet fits in a class

Student licenses: you already have a copy of Tableau Desktop and just need licenses for your students' personal machines

Student licenses and desk copy: you are teaching a class with Tableau Desktop, and need licenses for your students' personal machines as well as your own

Student licenses and lab use: you are teaching a class with Tableau Desktop, and need licenses for your students' personal machines as well as licenses for a lab installation

Student licenses and lab use and desk copy: you are teaching a class with Tableau Desktop, and need licenses for your students' personal machines, your own machine, as well as licenses for a lab installation
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Please note: Tableau academic licenses are provided to instructors for use in evaluating Tableau for classroom use, developing materials and familiarity in Tableau for classes, and academic instruction. By submitting this form, you affirm that any academic licenses provided will only be used for these purposes. You also affirm that any student licenses issued will only be provided to students enrolled in the class specified above, and not to non-educating staff or other personnel.

Lab licenses are provided for use by students in student computer labs in which only students and teaching faculty have access. Lab licenses may not be used for commercial purposes, such as administrative use, consulting, paid research, or other non-educational use.

If you have any questions about academic licensing, please email the Tableau for Teaching team at tft@tableausoftware.com.

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