[ddj] Join the Story Hunt Workshops!
anastasiya.valeeva at gmail.com
Mon May 15 11:37:34 UTC 2017
This initiative does sound amazing!
I am sharing this to my network.
The website is really good, congratulations on this wonderful work.
A quick question, will the training materials be online?
*Anastasia Valeeva, *
*Data Journalist, MA*
+7 916 486 69 69 (RU)
anastasiya.valeeva at gmail.com
2017-05-15 14:27 GMT+03:00 Anna Alberts <anna.alberts at okfn.de>:
> Dear All,
> For all (aspiring) data-journalists in Berlin.
> Next week Open Knowledge Germany starts a series of workshops for Data
> Journalism here in Berlin: the Story Hunt <https://storyhunt.de/>.
> In short: 5 workshops providing a start with Data Journalism.
> Every Tuesday from the 23th of May until the 20th of June: 18:15 - 20:30.
> Where: OKF-DE Office, Singerstrasse 109, Berlin
> We have a few places left, so sign up now
> Best wishes,
> Anna & Helene
> More Information:
> The Story Hunt: a series of *Workshops* and an *Expedition Weekend* in
> The workshops are tailored to aspiring data journalists and non-profit
> organizations that are interested in improving their data-literacy skills.
> They are run by our team and by trusted members of the civic tech community
> in Germany.
> Learn essential data-skills such as *finding, scraping, cleaning,
> analysing,* and *visualising* data and apply you newly-developed skills
> in the Story Hunt!
> We offer 5 weekly workshops, each 2 hours, starting on 23 May 2017
> Where: OKF-DE Office, Singerstrasse 109 - 3th Floor, Berlin
> *1. GETTING STARTED - 23 MAY 2017 - 18:15 - 20:30*
> The first meeting will be an introduction on the upcoming topics and the
> Structure of the ESIF data. We will present inspiring data-driven stories
> to get your creativity flowing.
> Guest Speaker: Simon Jockers
> *2. ASKING QUESTIONS AND FINDING DATA - 30 MAY 2017 18:15 - 20:30*
> Starting with the basics of data, we will show you where to find data and
> how to ask questions to datasets using simple spreadsheets.
> *3. SCRAPING & CLEANING DATA - 6 JUNE 2017 - 18:15 - 20:30*
> In this workshop we explain the basics of scraping data from the web and
> show you how to clean these often messy datasets with tools such as
> OpenRefine or LibreOffice.
> *4. ANALYTICS: INTRO INTO BASIC STATISTICS & SPREADSHEETS - 13 JUNE 2017 -
> 18:15 - 20:30*
> Statistics have a bad reputation of being difficult and manipulative. In
> this workshop we will show why you should use statistics and how they can
> help you validate your data. We will run basic functions for first analysis.
> *5. VISUALISING DATA - 20 JUNE 2017 - 18:15 - 20:30*
> Data comes to life in visualisations. In this workshop we will discuss
> basic principles of design and data visualisations.
> Guest Speaker: Lisa Rost <http://lisacharlotterost.de/>
> Anna Alberts, Project Manager OpenBudgets.eu
> Open Knowledge Foundation Germany
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