Open Data Day Health Hackathon | iDEA Nigeria, Lagos, Feb 2014
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SKILL SET
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YOUR SPECIALTY *
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FOR CIVIL SOCIETY REPRESENTATIVES
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EXPERIENCE: *
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YOUR BEST PROJECT/ YOUR PASSION *
If you're already a working professional, tell us about your all-time favourite project / report that you worked on. If you're still a student, tell us about the issue that you're most passionate about.
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.
SPREADSHEETS *
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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WORKING WITH DATA *
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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VISUALIZING DATA *
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: *
Many of our newsrooms or CSO organisations are already using data to tell stories. Tell us whether you've experimented with data journalism, data visualisation, or infographics. If you have, tell us about your best story (20w max), and give us a link to the online version of the story, if there is one.
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