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Sandra Crucianelli

Knight Center’s Distance Learning program offers 120 online courses in ten years

December 13, 2013

Two online learning programs offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas concluded successfully last week. Journalists from 18 countries in Latin America learned how to use digital tools to improve their work in a course in Spanish, and 44 Brazilian reporters and editors participated in a course in Portuguese on data journalism. The two […]

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Knight Center’s innovative MOOC program offers 7 courses, reaches 27,000 students in its first year

December 13, 2013

It’s been a little over a year since the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas launched its innovative Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) initiative and, in that time, the program has offered a total of seven massive courses and reached 27,674 people in more than 150 countries. The Knight Center's MOOC website was visited, during this period, […]

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Sandra Crucianelli

"Digital Tools for Journalists": 2nd edition of Knight Center’s book in Spanish now available for free

December 13, 2013

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas has published its most recent e-book in Spanish, the second edition of "Digital Tools for Journalists," by award-winning Argentine journalist Sandra Crucianelli. Click here to download for free this book in PDF format from the Knight Center's digital library. "Digital Tools" is a broad-reaching update of the book's first edition, which was published in […]

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Knight Center’s MOOC on entrepreneurial journalism takes off with Google’s support and almost 5,000 students

November 26, 2013

          The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ most recent Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), "Development of Journalistic Projects for the Web: an Introduction to Entrepreneurial Journalism," began on Monday, Nov. 18 with almost 5,000 students from 45 countries, and the class is still growing. The four-week course in Spanish, which […]

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With Google’s support, Knight Center offers MOOC in Spanish on developing journalistic projects for the web

November 6, 2013

In an effort to promote the creation and development of sustainable and quality digital journalism projects in Spanish, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, with the support of Google, will offer this month the Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) "Development of Journalistic Projects for the Web: an Introduction to Entrepreneurial Journalism." Click here to […]

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Sandra Crucianelli

Applications now closed for the Knight Center’s course, "Digital Tools for Journalists: from web to mobile"

October 9, 2013

Each day there are more digital tools available to help journalists with their work, but it's not always easy to find them or figure out which are the most useful. Responding to the high demand for training in this field, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas will offer from Oct. 21 to Nov. 24 the […]

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Amy Schmitz Weiss

5 tips on how to teach a successful MOOC in journalism based on the Knight Center’s "Data-Driven Journalism" Lea en Español

October 8, 2013

Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, are still relatively new teaching formats with their own set of challenges and advantages for educators. For Amy Schmitz Weiss, a journalism professor at San Diego State University and one of the five instructors of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ MOOC “Data-Driven Journalism: The Basics,” teaching and coordinating the pioneering course was in […]

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Third edition of "Infographics and Data Visualization" starts with more than 3,300 students

October 7, 2013

“Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization,” the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ successful Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC), began its third edition this Monday with more than 3,300 participants in 139 countries. Instructor Alberto Cairo, a world-renowned expert and a professor of the professional practice at the School of Communication of the University […]

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Knight Center’s innovative MOOC, "Data-Driven Journalism: The Basics," comes to an end

September 16, 2013

After five weeks with some of the top data journalism experts in the field and attracting 3,700 participants in more than 143 countries, “Data-Driven Journalism: The Basics,” the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas’ most innovative Massive Open Online Course to date, will come to an end this Monday. The five-week course began on Aug. […]

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Brazilian Association of Newspapers and Knight Center offer online training on data journalism

September 16, 2013

Journalists interested in Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR) and data journalism can now enroll in the online course in Portuguese “Introduction to Data Journalism," developed by the Professional Qualification Program of the National Association of Newspapers (ANJ) as part of their first international training partnership, established with the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. The course will be instructed byJosé Roberto de […]

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