Some of the most compelling information about our world can be found in data. As a journalist it's now more important than ever to be able to access data, employ data and create compelling visualizations for telling stories with data. At kdmcBerkeley were offering a series of free online courses to introduce journalists to the basics of data visualization.
When: Four Free Online courses to get you started in data journalism. These four one-hour courses build upon the other; beginning with spreadsheet basics to charting and graphing and ending up with interactive maps. Register for all four sessions or choose the session that best meets your needs. Each course is offered twice, once at 10am PST and then again at 1pm PST on February 20, February 27, March 15 & March 18.
Who Should Attend: Journalists in the news and media environment who are interested in adding data visualization skills to their storytelling toolkit.
Register Here: Free Online Data Training. Early registration is recommended.
Fee: Free. The workshops are being made available due to a generous grant from our sponsor Ethics & Excellence in Journalism.
"By visualizing information, we turn it into a landscape that you can explore with your eyes, a sort of information map. And when you're lost in information, an information map is kind of useful." By David McCandless on the beauty of data visualizations.
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