Free Online Course: “Math for Journalists Made Easy: Understanding and Using Numbers and Statistics”
Journalists who have difficulties with data calculation, analysis and statistics can arm themselves with new reporting tools through a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) from the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. “Math for Journalists Made Easy: Understanding and Using Numbers and Statistics”will be taught in English from June 1 to 28, 2015.
Over a period of four weeks, each week focuses on a particular topic taught by a different instructor. The lessons feature video lectures and are accompanied by readings quizzes and discussion forums in English.
Enrollment is open to anyone with an interest in learning more about basic use of numbers and statistics in journalism. There are no specific times to meet for classes. Participants may complete the course at their own pace in their own time.
This course is free but those participants interested can apply for a certificate upon successful completion of the course and payment of a $30.00 administrative fee.