ALA 270 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Section: 005 Introduction to Data Visualization
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Applied Liberal Arts (ALA)
Department: LSA UG: Curriculum Support
Credits:
1
Class Misc Info:
Meets 03/05/18 - 04/17/18. (Drop/Add deadline=03/19/18.).
Enforced Prerequisites:
Students cannot enroll if they have already completed 4 instances of ALA and/or UC 270.
Repeatability:
May be elected four times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Data visualization is increasingly being used in fields from history to astrophysics to understand the structure of complex phenomena and to communicate insights to diverse audiences. Along with this growing interest, data visualization has become a topic of research and exploration in its own right. This course will introduce various aspects of data visualization, including data discovery and manipulation, aesthetic theory and principles, and data visualization software. You will learn both about data visualization and how to produce visualizations. Each class will include a hands-on lab component to explore different tools and a theoretical discussion of the role and methods of data visualization. The course will include a final data visualization project.

ALA 270 - Applied Liberal Arts Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
27814
Open
20
20Soph, Jr, or Sr Standing
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M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (LEC)
P
27916
Open
22
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (LEC)
P
29328
Open
30
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
005 (LEC)
P
32618
Open
18
18Soph, Jr, or Sr Standing
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F 10:00AM - 12:00PM
006 (LEC)
P
32619
Open
30
5Y1
5Y2
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Tu 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: This class will meet In University Health Service, 4th floor, Meeting Rms 1 & 2
007 (LEC)
P
32620
Open
30
5Y1
5Y2
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W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: This class will meet In University Health Service, 4th floor, Meeting Rms 1 & 2
008 (LEC)
P
32621
Open
25
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
010 (LEC)
P
33187
Open
22
 
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
011 (LEC)
P
33188
Open
24
 
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Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
012 (LEC)
P
33189
Open
24
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (LEC)
P
33190
Open
25
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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