- One Semester or Equivalent
- 48 hours
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
2022 teaching periods
Higher Ed. Semester 2
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
Aims and objectives
This unit aims to instruct students on the fundamental principles of information visualisation, and good design practices. Students will explore a wide range of visualisation idioms and develop the ability to create visualisations that empower users to understand real-world data sets.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1 Critically evaluate data visualisations and propose improvements based on an understanding of human perception and cognition and data visualisation design principles
2 Apply a structured design process to create effective visualisations within a research context
3 Create interactive data visualisations using real-world data sets
4 Effectively communicate and reflect on the design process for an interactive visualisation, including the choice of visualisation idioms and reasoning behind design decisions