This online course, created by the World Federation of Science Journalists and the Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net), covers practical and conceptual issues in science journalism such as how to find and research stories, expose false claims, and pitch an idea to an editor. It is the world's first online course in science journalism.
The course is aimed at journalists, students and teachers, and the topics are relevant to beginners as well as experienced reporters and editors. It includes ten lessons, each offering e-lectures, self-teaching questions and assignments. The website provides an online discussion board where users can post feedback and advice. The course is available in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish.