Online courses

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:

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Current courses (last update: 15/10/2013):

Conditions of War and Peace (October – November, 2013): on Coursera, by The University of Tokyo, for 4 weeks. Instructor: Kiichi Fujiwara.

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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.

The Camera Never Lies (June – August, 2013): on  Coursera, by University of London International Programmes, for 6 weeks. Instructor: Dr Emmett Sullivan.

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Concluded:

Terrorism and Counterterrorism: Comparing Theory and Practice (September – November, 2013): on Coursera, by Universiteit Leiden, for 5 weeks. Instructor: Edwin Bakker.

Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques (May – July, 2013): on  Coursera, by Pennsylvania State University, for 7 weeks. Statement of Accomplishment with Distiction. Instructor: Anna Divinsky.

Latin American Culture  (June – July, 2013): on  Coursera, by Tecnológico de Monterrey, for 6 weeks. Instructor: Enrique Tamés.

Introduction to Psychology (May – July, 2013): on  Coursera, by University of Toronto, for 8 weeks. Instructor: Steve Joordens.

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.

Introduction to International Criminal Law (May – July, 2013): on  Coursera, by Case Western Reserve University, for 8 weeks. Signature track. Instructor: Michael Scharf.

> 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.

The Modern World: Global History since 1760 (January – April, 2013): on  Coursera, by University of Virginia, for 15 weeks. Statement of Accomplishment with Distiction. Instructor: Philip Zelikow.

Critical Thinking in Global Challenges (January – March, 2013): on Coursera, by The University of Edinburgh, for five weeks. Instructors: Mayank Dutia and Celine Caquineau.

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.

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