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Knight Center celebrates three years of MOOCs in journalism, passes 70,000 students in its online courses

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the third anniversary of its unique program offering Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Big Online Courses (BOCs). So far, 62,803​ people from 169 countries have benefited from 19 MOOCs and five BOCs. Read more »

Asian journalists can sign up for free online course on infographics and data visualization with Alberto Cairo

Journalists, journalism professors and students from all over Asia can register for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) “Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization,” with professor Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. Read more »

Judges can take an online course on Freedom of Expression, offered by UNESCO and Knight Center

Hundreds of judges and other jurists from Latin American and Caribbean countries have already signed up for a six-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in Spanish on the “International Legal Framework on Freedom of Expression, Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists.”  Read more »

MOOC on Data Journalism in Portuguese ends with record participation and project diversity

The "Basic Techniques of Data Journalism" course, offered by the Knight Center and the Brazilian National Association of Newspapers (ANJ for its acronym in Portuguese) with Google's support, ended last week and exceeded expectations for participation and project quality. Read more »

Knight Center offers intermediate online course on data visualization and infographics with D3.js; Sign up now

Building on the popular introductory data visualization course offered earlier this year, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is launching an intermediate-level course that will build participants’ D3 visualization skills. Read more »

Online course on Freedom of Expression for journalists and justice system workers of Coahuila, Mexico: Registration open

Judges and journalists, as well as other justice system and media workers of the State of Coahuila, Mexico, may apply to the online course "Freedom of expression and protection of journalists in an international legal framework". Read more »

Record number of participants begin Data Journalism MOOC offered in Portuguese

Participants in the new massive open online course "Data Journalism Basic Techniques" have set a record for massive training courses offered in Portuguese by the Knight Center. Read more »

Registration open for free online course in Portuguese on data journalism techniques

Dealing with data has become an essential skill for journalists in the digital age, where the availability of information and the demand for precision and transparency are rising. Reviewing the main techniques and tools used in data journalism is the focus of the latest massive open online course (MOOC) of the Brazilian National Association of Newspapers (Associação Nacional de Jornais, or ANJ) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with support from Google. Read more »

Math for Journalists Made Easy: Understanding and Using Numbers and Statistics – Sign up now for new MOOC

Journalists who squirm at the thought of data calculation, analysis and statistics can arm themselves with new reporting tools during the 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 from June 1 to 28, 2015. Read more »

Six students from the mobile journalism MOOC win scholarship to attend conferences at the University of Texas

Journalistic flair, creativity, and a smartphone. These were the tools used by the winners of a competition that will bring six students from the Mobile Journalism massive online open course (MOOC) to take part in the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) at the University of Texas at Austin next April. Read more »