Journalists, researchers and others with an interest in interpreting data may do the online course called « Make sense with data ». It is offer by Google. This program will help interested individuals to learn new and innovative approaches to organizing, analyzing and applying data. The schedule is: Topics of instruction include introducing the data process, using fusion tables and finding patterns and relationships. The course will be available from March 18 to April 4 with support from peers and Google content experts. Course participation is free, but requires a Google account. Knowledge of statistics is not required.
More details on « Make sense of data » page .