The world is growing increasingly reliant on collecting and analyzing data to inform and persuade colleagues and communities to take action and to help them make decisions. Thus ability to communicate effectively with data is an important skill across nearly all disciplines. In this course, students will learn the foundations of visual analytics and build their skills in communicating using data. We will explore concepts in decision-making, human perception, data analysis, storytelling and presenting as they apply to data-driven communication. This course will help you build a strong foundation in how to communicate with data.