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IS 457 AOU - Data Storytelling

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

An introduction to understanding data as a source for storytelling and to telling stories based on data. This process will include understanding and analyzing data sets to find informative aspects, changes, or contrasts that will provide the basic information for developing stories. Course participants will learn storytelling concepts, narrative theories, and performance techniques and develop stories in a collaborative workshop style. Students will work with data visualization toolkits, which will involve variable levels of coding and skill. By using storytelling techniques with data, students can develop, and tell well-evidenced stories, organizations can make better data-driven decisions. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

Special Instructions:

Undergraduate section. Restricted to Information Sciences major initially. INFO Minors may register starting by noon 7/6/2021. Restrictions lifted by noon 7/20/2021. For more information about this major, please visit: http://go.ischool.illinois.edu/BSIS. Questions may be sent to ischool-is@illinois.edu

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Spring


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