2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

JOUR 653 Data Visualization

Focuses on data visualization for journalism, media analytics, and strategic communication. Students will gain experience in advanced reporting and developing interactive charts, diagrams, and maps based on large databases that they generate through best practices in data mining and scraping, as well as from social media and web analytics data sources. Students will examine recent changes in the data visualization field via theoretical and applied scholarly research. Prerequisite: JOUR 615 or 623 or 651, or by permission of the graduate director.