Malawi d|BootCamp Registration, February 19-21, 2019
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NAME *
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EMAIL *
Please provide the best email address for us to reach you on.
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MOBILE *
Please provide your mobile phone number, so we can confirm your participation.
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What gender do you identify as? *
DATA INTEREST *
Tell us about the data you are most interested in exploring.
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SKILL SET
Tell us about your tech or design skills, so that we can team you up with colleagues with complementary skills. The more accurate you are, the better we can plan for trainers to help you.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR FIELD *
In which field do you have the strongest technical skills? Are you:
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO LEARN?
To become a data liberator, data wrangler, or data journalist you need certain basic skills. This section is designed to tell us what skills you already have, and where we should focus the training during the bootcamp. The more accurate you are about your skills, the more accurately we'll be able to tailor the course for you.
DATA ANALYSIS *
Structured data, in its most simple form, is organised as tabular information on a spreadsheet. Understanding spreadsheets, such as Excel or Fusion Tables, is therefore an essential skill you will need to be a data wrangler / journalist. Tell us which of the following spreadsheet skills you already have, by ticking the appropriate box.
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DATA TOOLS YOU'VE USED *
Once you've found a data source, you need to extract the data and then you need to be able to clean it and structure it so that you can find the story "in the haystack". To do this, data journalists use a number of tools. Tell us if you're ever worked with any of the following:
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DATA VISUALIZATION TOOLS YOU'VE USED *
Once you've cleaned and structured your data, you need to turn it into something that ordinary citizens can understand. One of the best ways for doing this, is to turn it into an infographic or other data visualization. Tell us if you've worked with any of the following:
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USING DATA TO TELL STORIES
Tell us about how you've used data to tell stories. Have you quoted statistics in a press release? Have you used a graph or chart to communicate a situation or need? If no, no worries, just skip this question and submit this form!
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