A hands-on e-learning course to create and tell engaging stories based on climate change data by using different approaches.
Students will learn about methods for data analysis and different approaches for data-driven visual storytelling such as charts, data sculptures, personal stories, and maps. They will use climate change data for the activities and exercises. They will also define the target audience and learn how to determine the impact of the presentation/story.
About the Tool
|Tool Name||Data Storytelling Studio: Climate Change|
|Discipline||Media and Communication Studies, Computer Science, Statistics, Humanities|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||For all: Basic methods for research;
For Science and Technology disciplines: Cleaning, and analysis of datasets; Visualization methodologies for data; Data interpretation
For Media and Communication disciplines: Creative methods of data presentation and storytelling; Effects of different presentation methods; How to develop metrics for assessing impact
|Climate Topic||Policies and Environmental Governance, Climate Variability Record, Economics and Climate Change|
|Type of Tool||E-learning course|
|Grade Level||Undergraduate, Post Graduate|
|Developed by||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)|
|Hosted at||MIT Open Course Ware|