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How to Create Digital Maps

October 28, 2015 at 01:00:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada) 681 views
By DigitalEd @ MediaShift (0.0 stars · 0 reviews )
About This Webinar

This training will introduce participants to three free tools for digital map-making. Following a discussion on geographic data sourcing, organization, and visualization, this training will conclude with instructions on how participants can visualize a simple dataset using one of three tools. Participants will leave understanding the data and story underlying digital maps as well as an appreciation of how to design maps and how they can be used effectively.

Who should take this training:

- Storytellers interested in mapping geographic data
- Journalists looking to complement their stories with maps
- Developers learning to work with journalists and their data

Agenda
  • Geographic data sourcing
  • Data organization
  • Visualization design
  • Three tools to make digital maps
  • Geographic data sourcing
  • Data organization
  • Visualization design
  • Three tools to make digital maps
Categories:
ARTS & CULTURE BUSINESS & FINANCE EDUCATION & LEARNING SCIENCE & TECH
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: $19.00
Webinar ID: c7c03b18d6ee
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter James Buck
James Buck manages DigitalEd, a series of live online trainings offered by MediaShift, the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology.
Webinar hosting presenter Aleszu Bajak
Aleszu Bajak is a journalist covering science, energy, the environment, and health across the Americas. In 2013 he was awarded a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at M.I.T. where he explored the interface between journalists, designers and developers. He now teaches journalism at Northeastern University's Media Innovation program and edits Storybench.org. Before freelance reporting from Latin America, he worked as a producer for the NPR talk show Science Friday. He writes for Esquire, The Washington Post, Nature, and Science, among other outlets.
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