Via the data-driven journalism mailing list, I came across this opportunity that I wanted to share with Kabissa members. Learning to work with data to tell stories and make a case is becoming increasingly important, for journalists and civil society practitioners alike. If you decide to take advantage of the course please let us know how it goes!
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 11am PST and then again at 1pm PST. Registration is limited to the first 200 participants per session and registration for all four courses opens on February 18, 2013.[view whole blog post ]