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In six years, 164,000 people from 200 countries participated in Knight Center’s online courses in journalism

December 4, 2018

The Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is celebrating the 6th anniversary of its program of massive online courses in journalism that has an unparalleled reach around the world. Since 2012, 164,540 students from 200 countries and territories participated in our 60 courses offered in two modalities: 51 were Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and nine were Big Online Courses (BOCs). Each MOOC reaches a few thousand students and is free and each BOC reaches a few hundred and has a low cost.

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Applications open for new online course about freedom of expression for Ibero-American judicial operators

December 4, 2018

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas of the University of Texas at Austin are pleased to announce that applications are open for the course “International Legal Framework of freedom of expression, access to public information and protection of journalists.”

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Fact-checking and data journalism: register now for our free online course with Laura Zommer

November 2, 2018

With media today, identifying fact from fiction can be a challenge. Yet, it’s in this same environment that fact-checking organizations have sprouted and continue to grow around the globe.

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How to cover artificial intelligence and understand its impact on journalism: MOOC in Portuguese, in partnership with Microsoft

October 24, 2018

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning. These are some terms that are in high demand in many professional fields, but which are not yet familiar to many in news media. The next massive open online course (MOOC) from the Knight Center, conducted in partnership with Microsoft, will familiarize students with the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) and how it affects the news industry.

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Video production for journalists in the digital age: Register now for Knight Center’s new free online course

October 7, 2018

Video production has become an increasingly important skill for journalists who want to be versatile and tell stories in a variety of ways. 

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How to cover artificial intelligence and understand its impact on journalism: MOOC in Spanish, in partnership with Microsoft

September 28, 2018

The term “artificial intelligence” has been around since 1956, and yet many journalists are unfamiliar with its history and impact on the world today, even as its influence grows everywhere, including on how we gather and report the news.

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Learning materials for popular online course on programming language R are now available

September 26, 2018

An online course on the complex programming language R recently ended with more than 3,300 registered students from 131 countries and all instructional materials for the course are now available. The materials are available to the general public and will act as an ongoing resource for those who are interested in learning more about R.

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Mapping

Students from 118 countries enroll in new mapping and GIS course from Knight Center; Still time to register

August 31, 2018

Almost 2,000 students from 118 countries registered for the new Knight Center course, “Introduction to Mapping and GIS for Journalists.”

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MOOC on podcasting starts with more than 2,500 students from 112 countries; Still time to sign up for this free online course

August 24, 2018

More than 2,500 people from 112 countries have signed up for the Knight Center’s latest MOOC, “Listen! How to launch and grow a hit podcast.”

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Learn how to turn data into great maps & improve your storytelling using GIS in new Knight Center MOOC

August 7, 2018

When done well, maps can help journalists reveal and explain trends and patterns they’ve discovered through reporting.

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