Guru- Communicating Data Using Different Types of Data for Storytelling & Advocacy

Guru Skills

Individuals at the Guru Level have the following skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of visualization tools
  • Advanced knowledge of presentation software
  • Basic knowledge of database management language
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of data science and statistics
  • Intermediate to advanced image editing/creating skills
  • Basic knowledge of scripting languages for data visualization

 

101 Skills Geek Skills

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Advanced knowledge of visualization tools

Google Chart Tools

Google Chart Tools

Learn how to display live data and create custom reports with Google Charts.

 

D3 Data-Driven Documents

Learn how to create interactive data visualizations with HTML, SVG, and CSS using the JavaScript library D3.js.

Advanced knowledge of presentation software

Data-Driven Presentations with Excel and PowerPoint 2013

Advanced knowledge of presentation software (PowerPoint)

This Lynda.com webinar teaches users to create engaging data-driven presentations using PowerPoint and Excel.

Basic knowledge of database management language

Learn SQL

Codeacademy: Learn SQL

This free Codeacademy course teaches Structured Query Language (SQL), a standard language used in database management.

Intermediate to advanced knowledge of data science and statistics

Data Science

Harvard Online Learning: Data Science

Learn about data wrangling, linear regression, inference & modeling, and other advanced data science topics in this series of free Harvard Online Learning courses.

Intermediate to advanced image editing/creating skills

Illustrator Tutorials: Experienced

Illustrator Tutorials: Experienced

Learn advanced image editing techniques to create compelling vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator. While the tutorials are free, Adobe Illustrator requires a subscription.

Basic knowledge of scripting languages for data visualization

Learn R

Start learning R

This free DataCamp course teaches the fundamentals of R, a scripting language used in data visualization.

Learning R

Learning R

Learn the basics of the scripting language R in this Lynda.com webinar.

Learn Python 2

Learn Python 2

This free Codeacademy course teaches the fundamentals of Python, a scripting language used in data visualization.

Learning Python

Learning Python

Learn the basics of the scripting language Python in this Lynda.com webinar.

Learning the JavaScript Language

Learning the JavaScript Language

Learn the basics of the scripting language JavaScript in this Lynda.com webinar.