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Gold Coast
OnlineN/A

Unit description

Provides students with the knowledge and skills to utilize contemporary data analytics tools to visualise and represent data in a clear and accessible manner and interpret its impact on business.

Unit content

Topic 1: Data visualisation tools and techniques

Topic 2: Role of data analytics tools in data visualisation

Topic 3: Translating quantitative data into accessible information

Topic 4: Effective use of visualisations in reports and presentations

Topic 5: Information-based communication and presentation skills

Topic 6: Self-reflection for improving communication 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1explain the role of visualisation in converting data into actionable information
2evaluate and utilise visualisation tools and techniques to present data insight
3use effective communication skills to present information for decision-making
4appraise own practices through self-reflection and feedback to improve communication skills.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the role of visualisation in converting data into actionable information
  2. evaluate and utilise visualisation tools and techniques to present data insight
  3. use effective communication skills to present information for decision-making
  4. appraise own practices through self-reflection and feedback to improve communication skills.

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study and reflection50%
Case study and reflection50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study and reflection50%
Case study and reflection50%
Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

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