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
Location Global
Language English
Translation
Developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Hosted at MIT Open Course Ware
Link https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/comparative-media-studies-writing/cms-631-data-storytelling-studio-climate-change-spring-2017/
Access Online
Computer Skills Intermediate

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