Free Online Data Training
Data visualization basic training; from spreadsheet to data mapping. kdmcBerkeley is offering four free online training courses in data journalism. You'll learn basic data visualization skills, from spreadsheets to data mapping.
Each of the four one-hour long courses builds upon the other; 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. Registration is limited to the first 200 participants per session and registration for all four courses is now open.
Spreadsheet Basics (Completed)
February 20, Wednesday at 10:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm-2:00pm
Get started in data journalism with the basics of spreadsheets. This interactive, instructor led workshop introduces the essential skills necessary for working with spreadsheets. The workshop is also available as an on-line tutorial.
Introduction to Data Visualization
February 27, Wednesday at 10:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm-2:00pm
Examine visualization techniques for illustrating data.
Communicating with Maps
March 13, Wednesday at 10:00am-11:00pm or 1:00pm-2:00pm
Understand the use of maps as an effective medium in storytelling.
Introduction to Data Mapping
March 18, Monday at 10:00am-11:00am or 1:00pm-2:00pm
Learn how Geographical Information Systems (GIS) can transform data into visually descriptive maps.
All online instruction will be led by Len De Groot, kdmcBerkeley's Interactive Design and Data Instructor at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.System Requirements Visit our sponsor at Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation