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Storytelling with Data: Introduction

Storytelling with Data: Introduction


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Overview/Description

In this 10-video course, learners can explore the concept of storytelling with data, including processes involved in storytelling and interpreting data contexts. You will explore prominent types of analysis, visualizations, and graphics tools useful for storytelling. Become familiar with various processes: storytelling with analysis, and its types; storytelling with visualization; and storytelling with scatter plots, line charts, heat maps, and bar charts. Popular software programs are also used: d3.js (Data-Drive Document), WebDataRocks, Birt, Google Charts, and Cytoscape. Users of storytelling include three types: strategists, who actually build strategy for story making; developers or designers, who often use videos, images, infographics to create experience architecture; and marketers or salespeople, who uses different modes including visual social networks, calendaring, messaging in visual form, digital signage, UGC or employee advocacy, story selling, live streaming, or data storytelling. A concluding exercise asks learners to recall elements of storytelling context; specify types of analysis used to facilitate storytelling with data; list prominent visualizations used to facilitate storytelling with data; and list prominent graphical tools useful for data exploration.



Expected Duration (hours)
0.8

Lesson Objectives

Storytelling with Data: Introduction

  • Course Overview
  • identify the process and approaches involved in storytelling with data
  • recall the essential approaches of interpreting contexts for storytelling
  • recognize the prominent types of analysis that we can use to facilitate data storytelling
  • specify the concept of who, what, and how from the context of storytelling
  • recognize the relevance of utilizing visualizations in order to facilitate storytelling with data
  • list the essential graphical tools that we can use to facilitate data elaboration
  • elaborate scenarios to discover who, what, and how
  • define the concept of storyboarding along with the prominent storyboarding templates that we can use to implement storyboarding
  • recall elements of the storytelling context, specify the analysis types used to facilitate storytelling with data, recognize visualizations used to facilitate storytelling with data, and list graphical tools used for data exploration
  • Course Number:
    it_dsstdtdj_01_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate