Digging into data for stories: A crash course (beginner) *pre-registered attendees only
**Speakers are IRE/NICAR Staff
Kickstart your data skills with IRE's original mini-boot camp. This series of hands-on classes will introduce you to spreadsheets and databases with IRE's proven techniques. IRE's experienced trainers will walk you through sorting, calculating and interviewing data. You'll come away with a solid base for using data analysis in your own newsroom. In addition, we'll provide you with our boot camp materials to help keep you on track long after you leave the conference.
Preregistration is required and seating is limited. Laptops will be provided for the training.
Workshop prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this workshop and beginners are welcome. This workshop is good for those wanting to get started analyzing data for stories.
Workshop times are Friday, March 9, 2:15pm - 4:30pm; Saturday, March 10, 2:15pm - 5:45pm; Sunday, March 11, 9:00am - 12:30pm. Registration for this session reserves your seat for all days of this workshop and attendees are expected to attend all sessions to complete the workshop.
NOTE: Registration is required for this session. Click here to sign up.
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