On-Demand Webinar

Data Visualization: A new curriculum for students

Companies are looking to hire students who not only have a technical skill set, but who are also able to present their insights clearly. Data visualization skills continue to be in high demand with employers for this reason. This webinar will introduce a new course for data visualization designed by Jeffrey Shaffer, Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati. Jeff's highly rated course has led his student to successful careers in data visualization and data analytics. This 10-module course covers such topics as visual perception, data visualization fundamentals and best practices, the various chart types and when to use them and teaches through many examples of compare and contrast.

Tune in to learn more about:

      • The 10-module course outline
      • How Jeff created a successful course on data visualization
      • How to access the curriculum materials

About the speaker

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Jeffrey Shaffer

COO and VP of Information Technology and Analytics, Unifund and Recovery Decision Science

Jeff is a Tableau Zen Master, data visualization professor, as well as COO and VP of Information Technology and Analytics at Unifund and Recovery Decision Science. He is also a data-mining geek and a recovering musician. Check out his blog, Data + Science.

Jeff is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati, where he teaches data visualization and was named the 2016 Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year. He is a regular speaker on the topic of data visualization, data mining, and Tableau training at conferences, symposiums, workshops, universities, and corporate training programs. He is a Tableau Zen Master, and was the winner of the 2014 Tableau Quantified Self Visualization Contest, which led him to compete in the 2014 Tableau Iron Viz Contest. His website, DataPlusScience.com, was on the shortlist for the 2016 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards for Data Visualization Websites and he is the co-author of The Big Book of Dashboards.

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