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Spring ST Course: Web Programming for Multimedia Journalism

Posted Sep. 28, 2012

Spring 2013 Special Topics Course Offering
DSCI 49995-002 (CRN
21046) / DSCI 59995-002 (CRN 21047)

Special Topics: Web Programming for Multimedia Journalism
Journalists & Programmers -- Go Deep with Data!

This spring, journalists and programmers will work together to investigate an important public-health issue: suicide on college campuses. Using research data sets and in-depth storytelling, students will create and engaging, interactive website to illuminate and explain this issue.

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary project team.
  • Learn to tell data stories using VIDI, a group of open-source, Drupal-based data-visualizations modules.
The course is open to juniors, seniors and graduate students in DSCI, JMC, CS, VCD, MIS, and IAKM. Enrollment is by permission.  For more information, please contact Prof. Jacqueline Marino ( Please include your name, student ID number and major in your e-mail.