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