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  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 26 November 2012
  • Copyright: Picture appears courtesy of Wikipedia.

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has announced the its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) with more than 2000 people from 109 countries signing up to learn about data visualization.

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The first course is already completely booked but due to its popularity, will run again next year - Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization, led by Alberto Cairo.

The Knight Center for Journalism is based at the University of Texas at Austin and is a professional training and outreach program for journalists in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Center’s trilingual Distance Learning program was established in 2003 and has since trained ‘more than 6,000 journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean on a variety of topics that include investigative reporting, ethics, digital journalism techniques, election reporting, coverage of armed conflicts, computer-assisted reporting, and many others.’ Courses last from four to eight weeks and are entirely conducted online and taught by some of the most respected, experienced journalists and journalism trainers in the Americas.

For further information about the Knight Center's trilingual Distance Learning program, please click here.

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