Class materials


Jan. 10:  Powerpoint introduction to class

Jan. 17: In the news powerpoint 

Powerpoint: The basics of journalism  

Powerpoint: The basics of blogging

Powerpoint: Finding data

Powerpoint: Ethics

Powerpoint: Verification tools

Powerpoint: Curation and aggregation


Blogging basics

Data story worksheets

Data story exercise: College costs

Data sources for stories

How to  write news stories and ledes: Class exercise (Feb. 14)

Researching and Data Dive exercise (Feb. 14)

Where to find education data — list of sources

Curation, aggregation and research tools and techniques

Research sites

Class assignments

Verification exercise


Data Stories: Assignments

Data Story #1

Story #2

Tools, links and resources

Tools you can use