Data journalism educators resource swap

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Mark Berkey-Gerard of Rowan University; Dana Chinn of USC Annenberg School of Journalism
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 11:30am
  • Location: Del Mar
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

If you teach a data journalism course or want to, join this NICAR Commons conversation and idea exchange. Bring your best teaching resources and assignments to share with others. And come ready to contribute to the discussion. What aspects of your courses and curriculum have produced the best results? What knowledge and skills do students need to secure an entry-level data reporting job? What data stories can students cover and add to their portfolio? How can we help IRE & NICAR update teaching resources?

Educators: Upload your sample assignments, syllabi and discussion ideas for NICAR 2019.

 

Speaker Bios

  • Mark Berkey-Gerard (@mabege) is an associate professor and chair of the Journalism Department at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. He teaches undergraduate data journalism and digital reporting courses.

  • Dana Chinn is a lecturer at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.  She focuses on data journalism,  the role of journalism in open data, and media metrics.  She is happiest when cleaning data. @danachinn

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