Knight Center
Knight Center


Mathematics and Electoral Coverage, 1st edition

Course Dates: 
Monday, February 27, 2006 - Friday, March 31, 2006
Course Language: 
Sandra Crucianelli
Course Objectives: 

The course was geared specifically toward reporters and editors who are covering elections this year. It was designed to help journalists improve their proficiency with numbers and statistics, and to prepare them to better understand the use of opinion polls and electoral results.

Course description: 

Crucianelli‘s course integrated election-related exercises into its six main topics:

*Basic math operations
*Obtaining data
*Measures of central tendency
*Measures of proportion
*Interpolation of external data


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