Using Storytelling to Effectively Communicate Data

Learn To Apply Techniques For Data Visualization
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

This Using Storytelling to Effectively Communicate Data training course, will provide you with a framework for overcoming common deficiencies in visual communication, as well as how to leverage a story structure to introduce complex graphics in ways that entice and engage your audience. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, although knowledge of basic visualization concepts is recommended.

You will start by learning about the challenges in visual communication, then jump into learning about the storytelling solution. From there, Michael will teach you how to use storytelling to ensure clarity, as well as how to entice and engage audiences. This video tutorial also covers how to humanize content and personalize stories. Finally, you will learn about implementation, such as tool selection, using slide decks and Google charts, and web platforms.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of organizing and presenting complex information using data visualization. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is designed for the absolute beginner, although knowledge of basic visualization concepts is recommended.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Overcoming common deficiencies in visual communication
  • How to leverage a story structure to introduce complex graphics in ways that entice and engage your audience
  • visual communication

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in developing their visual communication skills

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Important - Download These First - Working Files
Course Overview And About The Author
How To Access Your Working Files
Section 2: Challenges In Visual Communication
Role Of Visual Communication
Aims Of Data Visualization
Emerging Limitations And Underlying Challenges
Section 3: The Storytelling Solution
Why Storytelling Is A Solution
Design Story
Story Structure In Visualization
Section 4: Avoiding Confusion
Using Storytelling To Ensure Clarity
Analyzing A Chord Diagram
Section 5: Enticing And Engaging Audiences
Role Of Storytelling In Engagement
Hooking Your Audience
Providing Context
Section 6: Humanizing Content
Humanizing Through Storytelling
Personalized Stories
Section 7: Implementation
Tool Selection
Using Slide Decks And Google Charts
Web Platforms
Section 8: Conclusion
Wrap Up

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Instructor Biography

Infinite Skills, High Quality Training

Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.

The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential for progressing in today's commercial environment.

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