Monday, April 11, 2005

FREE Online Math Course

From Debbie Wolfe, the Technology Training Editor at the St. Petersburg Times:

WHAT: Math for Journalists, a new and interactive online course and reference toolWHO: Written by Debbie Wolfe, technology training editor, St. Petersburg Times; designed by Casey Frechette, Poynter NewsU course administrator and Flash wizard
WHEN: Available beginning today, Mon., April 11, 2005 after Noon EDT (US)
WHERE: It's available where ever you are and when ever you need it. Just log onto the Web even if you only have a 56K dial-up modem.
HOW MUCH: FREE thanks to the Poynter Institute and the Knight Foundation; just spend a few moments registering at Poynter's NewsU Web site at
WHY: Because many journalists need an easy to understand, available 24/7 and free resource to turn to for self-help with math. The content of the course is the collective wisdom of plenty of gifted math types written by one who is not, so it's the best of both worlds. Enjoy!

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