The course is open to anyone in the world who has an Internet connection and wants to learn how to tell stories with data.
You can register for the course at Canvas
The course is free of charge.
This is an online course, which means that it can be followed from anywhere in the world as long as an Internet connection is available. In addition, we have set up Local Learning Groups, so you can physically meet-up with fellow students, see this page for more information.
The course is taught in English, and we will have subtitles in English, French and Spanish.
Yes. Subtitles will be available in at least: English, French and Spanish.
The interactive part of the course runs from the 19th of May until the 31st of July. After that the course stays open in read-only mode until the 31st of December.
There is no timetable for the course. You can follow the material at any time.
The ideal schedule to follow will be one module per week over 5 weeks.
Students scoring at least 70% on the course's final quiz before the 31st of July receive a Certificate of Completion. After this date certificates will no longer be issued.
There are no requirements for taking this course, but we recommend the following background knowledge: basic journalism skills, basic computer literacy, and familiarity with spreadsheets and especially: dedication.
Registration secures your place in the course. Once you have registered all you have to do is wait to receive updates from us about the starting date of the course and how to access the course materials, which will be sent to you via email.
We estimate 3 to 5 hours per week, depending on the module and your familiarity with the subject.
A local learning group is a physical space in which participants can meet with others and learn alongside them with support from a facilitator with expertise in data journalism.