Mike will show you how to build graphics, fact-check photos and verify news, scrape data from websites and .pdfs. You’ll use tools such as:
You’ll also do some data scraping with Google Sheets and tabula.technology.
This training session is open to:
Google Search basics, Google Trends, Google Reverse Image Search and verification tools, Google Scholar and Google Translate. Fun with Google Mobile Site Tester.
We’ll use Google Sheets to scrape data off government websites, create maps and graphics in MyMaps and Fusion Tables. We’ll also tinker with Google Public Data Explorer to build graphics using U.S. Census data.
Mobile reporting tools, including Google Cardboard Camera and Google Streetview app.
How to use Google Earth Pro to record animations and gather rights-free photos from specific locations. We’ll also play with Google Earth Timelapse tool and the Streetview phone app. Participants should have Google Earth Pro downloaded (it’s free) prior to coming to the session.
Space is limited. Register today!