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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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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.

Teachers at accredited institutions get free licenses of Tableau Desktop to support their instruction, along with access to a dedicated resource page with self-service learning tools and support services. If you have questions about eligibility or Tableau for Teaching, email us at tft@tableau.com.

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*Student keys will be issued approximately a week before the start of the course.
*Lab keys will be issued approximately a month before the start of the course unless advised otherwise.

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Individual license: you need your own copy of Tableau Desktop for teaching purposes and/or noncommercial academic research

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

Lab licenses only: you already have a copy of Tableau Desktop and just need licenses for a lab installation

Student licenses and individual license: 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 licenses: you already have a copy of Tableau Desktop, and need licenses for your students' personal machines as well as licenses for a lab installation

Student licenses and lab licenses and individual license: 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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Additional Terms and Conditions: The licenses provided through Tableau’s Academic Programs shall be used only for Instructional Use or Noncommercial Academic Research. “Instructional Use” means evaluating Tableau for classroom use, developing materials and familiarity in Tableau for classes, and academic instruction. “Noncommercial Academic Research” means conducting not-for-profit research projects, which are not intended to or in fact produce results, works, services, or data for commercial use by anyone or to generate revenue. By submitting this form, you agree that any Tableau Academic Program licenses provided through Tableau’s Academic Programs will only be used for these purposes. You also agree that any student licenses issued will only be provided to students enrolled in the class specified above, and not to any other students, faculty, staff or other personnel.

Lab Licenses may be used for educational use in computer labs in which only students, teaching faculty, and your academic researchers have access. Lab Licenses may not be used for commercial purposes, including, but not limited to, administrative use, consulting, commercial research, institutional research or other non-educational use. For purposes of Lab Licenses, Authorized Users do not need to be uniquely identified.

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