Announcing the Data Journalism Workshop for Educators at Tsinghua University

August 12, 2016

Tsinghua University School of Journalism and US-China Education Trust announces the launch of Data Journalism Workshop for Educators, to be held on the campus of Tsinghua University from September 2-6, 2016. 

Data journalism is one of the fastest growing disciplines in journalism education today. The field represents an expanding set of skills for developing and telling stories through numbers.  The interdisciplinary nature of the field encourages educators and students from journalism, computer science, design and other concentrations to collaborate and work together to strengthen the field.

This workshop is especially designed for educators who are teaching data journalism at their respective universities. The workshop will include theories of data journalism, practical instructions on the various tools of gathering, deciphering and visualizing data, and best practices and guides on how to teach data journalism from Chinese and international experts. The workshop will combine theory and practice, and teaching methodologies, tailored for university instructors of data journalism in China.

 

If selected, you will be notified by Aug. 22. Travel stipend is available for those in need and upon request. 

 

Please send inquiries and application form to datajournalism@uscet.org by Aug. 19th

See the attached pdf below for the full application.

 

 

 

数据新闻教学工作坊招生启事

 

 

清华大学新闻学院与中美教育基金会将联合面向高校教师推出数据新闻教学工作坊。工作坊将于2016年9月2日到9月6日在清华大学校园举办。

 

数据新闻是新闻教育领域当今发展最快的方向之一,包含一系列数据挖掘和展示的技能。数据新闻的跨学科特性吸引了众多来自新闻、计算机科学、设计以及其他专业方向的教育工作者和学生,教学和从业队伍不断加强壮大。

 

本工作坊专为高校数据新闻教师量身定制,将由国内外专家讲授数据新闻理论,传授数据收集、数据分析和数据可视化工具的使用方法,指导数据新闻教学和实践。工作坊致力于理论与实践相结合的教学方法,适合于涉及数据新闻相关内容教学的高校教师。

 

有意参加本工作坊的老师,请在8月19日之前将申请表发送至 datajournalism@uscet.org。如有任何疑问,也请致信以上邮件地址。

 

入选者将会在8月22日之前得到通知,我们将提供食宿补助。

 


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