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Fast Skills Fridays: Get started with data visualisation

When?

March / 8 / Fri  @  12:00 pm  -  March / 8 / Fri  @  1:00 pm

Where?

Online

Costs?

NUJ members resident in Wales £2.00
NUJ Member - Not resident in Wales £10.00
Members of other unions resident in Wales £2.00
Non-union members resident in Wales £2.00
Non-residents of Wales £10.00

Contact?

NUJ Cymru Training Wales,
Email : [email protected]

Trainer: SA Mathieson

Data visualisations such as graphs and maps are a powerful way to communicate and tell stories with data. They can easily be created by spreadsheet software and online services, although following a few basic rules and guidelines can lead to much better results.

This one-hour course will cover the first things you need to know:

· How to create simple graphs within spreadsheet software

· The rules on what kinds of graph to use for specific types of data (such as when not to use a line graph)

· Going further with specialist online services such as Datawrapper

Some of the techniques will be demonstrated within Google Sheets (if you have a Google account, you probably already have this at https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/) and there will be the opportunity to try them during the session, but this isn’t required.

Format

This is an Online course, run on the Zoom platform. Please note our courses are not recorded. See our full terms and conditions at www.nujtrainingwales.org for more information about our booking procedures, cancellation policy and more.

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