COMMUNICATING WITH DATA

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
Statistical and Data Sciences
Course Number: 
109
Institution: 
Smith College
Same as CSC 109. The world is growing increasingly reliant on collecting and analyzing information to help people make decisions. Because of this, the ability to communicate effectively about data is an important component of future job prospects across nearly all disciplines. In this course, students learn the foundations of information visualization and sharpen their skills in communicating using data. Throughout the semester, we explore concepts in decision-making, human perception, color theory and storytelling as they apply to data-driven communication. Whether you’re an aspiring data scientist or you just want to learn new ways of presenting information, this course helps you build a strong foundation in how to talk to people about data.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
10456
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Schedule #: 
10457-F19

Course Sections

COMMUNICATING WITH DATA
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 MW 01:20-02:35