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Intro to Tableau

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Intro to Tableau

In this introductory Tableau workshop, participants will learn the advantages of the data visualization tool Tableau Public and the important concepts and techniques needed to display and analyze data. Participants will learn how to connect to data, create visualizations, and share them with the public as well as how to make and convey data-driven decisions or recommendations for your work through hands-on activities.

Participants will become familiar with Tableau software for creating interactive data visualizations in order to describe key concepts, vocabulary, and good practices used by people who create data visualizations.

Please install Tableau Public prior to the workshop. Tableau Public is free to install at https://public.tableau.com/en-us/s/.

This workshop is part of the Using Programming and Code for Research workshop series for for anyone who wants to get started or learn more about use programming languages like Python, R, or other applications. These tools can help you to collect, manipulate, clean, analyze, and visualize research data or automate many repetitive tasks. If you need personalized assistance with a data analysis, programming, or coding project, consider booking a consultation with one of our librarian-experts. Learn more about our services for programming and coding and for working with data.

All sessions are free to GW students, faculty, staff, and alumni. GW has an institutional commitment to ensuring that all of our programs and events are accessible for all individuals. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please contact libraryevents@gwu.edu at least 72 business hours (3 business days) prior to the event.