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Area/Catalogue
INFS 5128

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
170526

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2021.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To develop skills in data visualisation and communicating with data in business contexts.

Course content

Data types, exploratory data analysis, human side of visualisation: Gestalt principles; choosing effective visuals; designing and constructing effective data displays; the role of preattentive attributes in visualisation; storytelling with data; case studies to illustrate fundamental concepts and best communication practices; data visualisation and communication using Microsoft Office tools and Tableau.

Textbook(s)

Nussbaumer Knaflic 2015, Storytelling with data. A data visualization guide for business professionals, Wiley

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
INFS 5130 Fundamentals of Data Analytics for Business

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
Preparatory 1 week x 1 hour
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Online 30 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 1800 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1800 words 30% N/A
Project 2400 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1800 words 30% N/A
Assignment 1800 words 30% N/A
Project 2400 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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