Sessions

  • Overview of data turned into stories
  • Finding and downloading reliable data including verification techniques
  • How to tell a story from data (part one)
  • Hands-on exercises in working with data in spreadsheets to find stories, using analysis and visualization
  • Discussion and brainstorming story ideas
  • Finding statistical significance in your data. Tools and basic analysis
  • Hands-on Session with more advanced spreadsheet techniques to find stories in the data
  • Hands-on class in visualization of data for stories – Mapping with Google Fusion tables
  • Introduction to SQL and storytelling through matching dataset to dataset
  • Exercise in creating a story from data – Class works on its own
  • Discussion of stories and wrap-up.