Over the years, I have been taking online courses about subjects that I enjoy studying and/or might add up to my journalist’s skills, having the opportunity to learn from qualified experts around the world:
Current courses (last update: 15/10/2013):
> English Common Law: Structure and Principles (June – August, 2013): on Coursera, by University of London International Programmes, for 6 weeks. Signature track. Instructor: Professor Dame Hazel Genn and Professor Adam Gearey.
> Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice (September – November, 2013): on Coursera, by Universiteit Leiden, for 5 weeks. Instructor: Edwin Bakker.
> Developing Innovative Ideas for New Companies: The 1st Step in Entrepreneurship (May – June, 2013): on Coursera, by University of Maryland, College Park, for 6 weeks. Instructor: Dr. James V. Green.
> Know Thyself (March – May, 2013): on Coursera, by University of Virginia, for 10 weeks, about the nature and limits of self-knowledge from the viewpoints of philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, Buddhism etc. Instructor: Mitchell Green.
> Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization (October – December, 2012): by Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (University of Texas in Austin), for six weeks. Instructor: Alberto Cairo.
> Digital Tools for Investigative Journalism (March – May, 2009): by Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (University of Texas in Austin), for five weeks (in Spanish). Instructor: Sandra Crucianelli.
> 11th Human Development for Journalists Course (November – December, 2008): by Ayrton Senna Institute and Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism (Abraji, abbreviation in Portuguese), for five weeks, about how to dig stories from statistics such as the Human Development Index and other socioeconomics data about Brazil (in Portuguese).
> Journalism 2.0 (November – December, 2008): by Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas (University of Texas in Austin), for five weeks, about Journalism’s changes, Web 2.0, multimedia storytelling etc. Instructor: Mark Briggs.