Self-Directed Courses


Instructional materials from Knight Center MOOCs are now available after courses close. All modules, including videos, presentations and reading materials, will be available online to consult at any time.


Investigative reporting in the digital age

Instructors: Lise Olsen, Alejandra Xanic, Lee Zurik, Denise Malan

In this course, you will learn how to use the latest tools for organizing collaborations, for digging deeper with digital tools, for tapping crowdsourcing to investigate and for tackling seemingly impossible stories and more.

You can access the resource page here.


Data Journalism and Visualization with Free Tools

Instructors: Alberto Cairo, Simon Rogers, Debra Anderson, Duncan Clark, Jan Diehm, Minhaz Kazi, Dale Markowitz, Marco Túlio Pires, and Katherine Riley

In this course, you will learn about an array of free tools that can help improve your work in data journalism and visualization. By the end of the course, you will have learned how to find and get data, prepare data, find stories in data, visualize data and more.

You can access the resource page here.