Learn How to Analyze & Visualize Data: Workshops Begin Jan. 22 at The Seattle Public Library
release date: 01/07/2020
Want to learn how you can use data to help your company, organization, and/or community? Do you get asked to "show the data," but you’re not sure where to start? Join us at one of our free data analysis and visualization skills workshops in January and February at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., 206-386-4636. Registration is required, click here to sign up.
The workshops are open to the public with a special focus on community organizers, nonprofit communicators and small business owners, along with college students and advanced high school students interested in business, technology, social work, public health or social sciences.
Attend these free workshops to learn how to:
- Interpret data for your own purposes
- Access Census Bureau data
- Create data visualizations in Excel
- Tell stories using Tableau Public
- Use Census data in practical ways
Data Interpretation - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Boeing Technology Training Center Room 4, 206-386-4636. This intro-level workshop is for those who want to understand the basics of statistical research and how it is relevant to their work. Do you want to learn basic data skills, how to conduct market research, and/or access relevant data? Then this workshop is for you!
Basic Data Visualization - 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Boeing Technology Training Center Room 3, 206-386-4636. This workshop is designed for those who have a basic understanding of data gathering and interpretation but would like to take it to the next level. In this workshop, you will learn how to create charts and maps using data sets.
Data Interpretation - Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 4, Boeing Technology Training Center Room 3, 206-386-4636. This is the most advanced workshop in the series. Ideal attendees for this event either have some experience using Tableau Public or with using data to support projects. In this class, you will learn how to create interactive data visualizations using Tableau Public as well as how to tell a compelling story through data and the visual you will create.
Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is required, click here to sign up.
This event is presented in partnership with Washington Technology Industry Association, Census 2020, King County Library System and Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
The Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We support universal access to information and ideas, and form strong partnerships with community organizations to offer classes and workshops that are accessible to all.