- One Semester or Equivalent
- 48 hours
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
2021 teaching periods
|Higher Ed. Semester 2|
Last self enrolment:
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|
|On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:|
|#||Unit Learning Outcome Description|
|ULO1||Critically evaluate data visualisations and propose improvements based on an understanding of human perception and cognition and data visualisation design principles|
|ULO2||Apply a structured design process to create effective visualisations within a research context|
|ULO3||Create interactive data visualisations using real-world data sets|
|ULO4||Effectively communicate and reflect on the design process for an interactive visualisation, including the choice of visualisation idioms and reasoning behind design decisions|