Data Viz: Practice with Tableau

Through a combination of videos, web pages, quizzes, and activities, this self-paced online course will introduce participants to a common data visualization tool, Tableau Desktop. Participants will learn to create a variety of visualizations such as a line graph of profits over time by product category, a box plot of iris petal widths by species, and a stacked bar graph of word frequencies in Romeo and Juliet. 

Time commitment: 2 hours. There is an additional 1 hour (approx.) of activities.

Students must have access to “Tableau Desktop” to participate in this workshop. If you do not have a license to the software, you can download a free trial version via

Workshop Facilitator:
Kelly Schultz (she/her), Data Visualization Librarian, UTL 

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