IRDS is pleased to present you with an ongoing series of Tableau user training videos tailored specifically to the needs of the Tableau group of users. As data becomes increasingly central to decision-making in higher education, it’s important for university staff to have the skills and knowledge necessary to navigate the Tableau data platform effectively.

Our training videos are designed to provide BSU users with a comprehensive overview of Tableau, including how to connect to data sources, access interactive visualizations, and share insights with colleagues. Whether you are a new Tableau user or have been using the platform for some time, our training videos will provide valuable insights and tips to help you get the most out of Tableau.

At the Institutional Research and Decision Support Office, we are committed to providing university staff  with the tools they need to make data-informed decisions. We believe that Tableau is a powerful tool for visualizing and analyzing data, and our user training videos are designed to help you build the skills necessary to use it effectively. We hope you find these videos informative and useful, and we look forward to helping you become a proficient Tableau user!

  • 2023-07-10.mp4 – Basic Tableau User Training.
  • 2022-10-25.mp4 – Data Literacy 101.
  • 2022-11-22.mp4 – Data Literacy 102 – Variables and how to use them.
  • 2023-01-31.mp4 – Data literacy 103: Data Distributions.
  • 2023-02-28.mp4 – Using BSU Dashboards to answer common questions.
  • 2023-04-25.mp4Building a strong foundation for reporting (skip to 9 minutes in)
  • 2023-06-27.mp4Using Tableau Collections and Favorites; Annual Unit Review (skip t0 4 minutes in)
  • 2023-07-25.mp4Updates and overview of Data Cookbook (skip to 4:39 minutes)
  • 2023-08-29.mp4Foundations, Using Data For Decisions, Data Science (skip to 8 minutes in)
  • 2023-09-26.mp4Using Sankey Charts to Understand Student Transitions Between Colleges