LUNCH & LEARNCREATING INFOGRAPHICS  FOR MORE POWERFUL      HANDOUTS &    PRESENTATIONS              BY DIANA SILVEIRA     ...
Trends in Dieting• 4 of 10 people quit diets in 7 weeks
4 OF 10 PEOPLE WILL QUIT A  DIET IN THEFIRST 7 WEEKS
Percentage of People on a Diet12010080604020 0      Week 1           Week 2             Week 3
Source: http://www.nexercise.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/new-years-fail.html
Agenda- What is an infographics?- Where can you find  existing infographics?- How can you create your  own infographics?  ...
What Are INFOGRAPHICS?http://huff.to/xuEg5s
Why an Infographic?       Explain Current                                Evolution of a       State of Affairs            ...
Why?• Easily shareable – will increase your  “views” and “shares”• Easy to understand• Make an impact
http://visual.ly/improve-your-credit
WHERE TO FIND POWERFULINFOGRAPHICS?
Visual.ly            http://visual.ly/ and http://bit.ly/zSyhXi
http://www.coolinfographics.com/http://bit.ly/yG4IL8
http://www.smallmeans.com/new-york-times-infographics/ andhttp://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/01/30/weekinreview/30mar...
http://bit.ly/yStnZ8http://flowingdata.com/category/visualization/
http://www.good.is/infographicshttp://bit.ly/y3qML2
A community of creative people making sense of complex issuesthrough data and design                                      ...
http://visualoop.tumblr.com/http://bit.ly/AuVfXP
http://bit.ly/w2eKR7
http://pinterest.com/search/?q=infographics
MAKING YOUR OWN INFOGRAPHICS
3 KEYS TO SUCCESS                    http://bit.ly/xJhAhE
Tips for Good Infographics•   Keep it simple!•   Have a point & make it clear•   Decide on a color scheme•   Research•   C...
Many Eyes(IBM Research)Strengths:• Upload own data or use existing• Variety of Visualization Options• Publish Interactive ...
Daytum•   Quick and Easy•   Small Sets of Data•   iPhone App – visualization on    the go
•   Click and Drag Graphics•   WYSWYG Editor                              http://creately.com/
•   $4.99@month/2.99 for    students/ Free Trial Available                                     http://www.wolframalpha.com...
•   Create interactive maps without    Google•   3D maps•   Add    symbols, figures, characters                           ...
Wordle         Wordle.net
Tools to Create - DIY• Carefully select Fonts and Colors• http://openclipart.org/• Photos  – Creative Commons, Dreamstime ...
BENEFITS OF VIDEOGAMES                                 Families that play                                 video games     ...
QUESTIONS?
http://visual.ly/node/16005                        From Attendee!
DIANA SILVEIRA      diana@novarelibrary.com        slideshare.net/dee987 delicious.com/dee987/infographicsfacebook.com/Nov...
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According to the Visual Teaching Alliance, "90 percent of information that comes to the brain is visual", so why are many of our handouts and presentations primarily text-based? Diana Silveira will tackle this question and introduce infographics, short for information graphics, and demonstrate how they can visually, and more easily, represent complex information and make your handouts and presentations more meaningful to your audience.

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    1. 1. LUNCH & LEARNCREATING INFOGRAPHICS FOR MORE POWERFUL HANDOUTS & PRESENTATIONS BY DIANA SILVEIRA NOVARE LIBRARY SERVICES
    2. 2. Trends in Dieting• 4 of 10 people quit diets in 7 weeks
    3. 3. 4 OF 10 PEOPLE WILL QUIT A DIET IN THEFIRST 7 WEEKS
    4. 4. Percentage of People on a Diet12010080604020 0 Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
    5. 5. Source: http://www.nexercise.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/new-years-fail.html
    6. 6. Agenda- What is an infographics?- Where can you find existing infographics?- How can you create your own infographics? http://bit.ly/w3fTtK
    7. 7. What Are INFOGRAPHICS?http://huff.to/xuEg5s
    8. 8. Why an Infographic? Explain Current Evolution of a State of Affairs trend or idea Simplify the Compare A to B complexhttp://bit.ly/yCah7pand http://slidesha.re/xy1vUJ
    9. 9. Why?• Easily shareable – will increase your “views” and “shares”• Easy to understand• Make an impact
    10. 10. http://visual.ly/improve-your-credit
    11. 11. WHERE TO FIND POWERFULINFOGRAPHICS?
    12. 12. Visual.ly http://visual.ly/ and http://bit.ly/zSyhXi
    13. 13. http://www.coolinfographics.com/http://bit.ly/yG4IL8
    14. 14. http://www.smallmeans.com/new-york-times-infographics/ andhttp://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/01/30/weekinreview/30marsh.html
    15. 15. http://bit.ly/yStnZ8http://flowingdata.com/category/visualization/
    16. 16. http://www.good.is/infographicshttp://bit.ly/y3qML2
    17. 17. A community of creative people making sense of complex issuesthrough data and design http://www.visualizing.org/ http://invent.ge/wcV0Yc
    18. 18. http://visualoop.tumblr.com/http://bit.ly/AuVfXP
    19. 19. http://bit.ly/w2eKR7
    20. 20. http://pinterest.com/search/?q=infographics
    21. 21. MAKING YOUR OWN INFOGRAPHICS
    22. 22. 3 KEYS TO SUCCESS http://bit.ly/xJhAhE
    23. 23. Tips for Good Infographics• Keep it simple!• Have a point & make it clear• Decide on a color scheme• Research• Cite within infographic• Think of it as a visual essay• Purpose: Convey meaning behind complex data• Include your URL http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/awesome-free-tools-infographics/
    24. 24. Many Eyes(IBM Research)Strengths:• Upload own data or use existing• Variety of Visualization Options• Publish Interactive visualizations to your own site http://www-958.ibm.com/software/data/cognos/manyeyes/
    25. 25. Daytum• Quick and Easy• Small Sets of Data• iPhone App – visualization on the go
    26. 26. • Click and Drag Graphics• WYSWYG Editor http://creately.com/
    27. 27. • $4.99@month/2.99 for students/ Free Trial Available http://www.wolframalpha.com/pro/
    28. 28. • Create interactive maps without Google• 3D maps• Add symbols, figures, characters http://kartograph.org/
    29. 29. Wordle Wordle.net
    30. 30. Tools to Create - DIY• Carefully select Fonts and Colors• http://openclipart.org/• Photos – Creative Commons, Dreamstime for free photos• Photoedit software – Photoshop, GIMP, etc. – PowerPoint or other Presentation Software
    31. 31. BENEFITS OF VIDEOGAMES Families that play video games together have fun together Video Games can improve early literacy skills Leads to better teamwork including: delegation, steering to common goal % more Better Hand/Eye Coordination for kids and adultsSources: http://abcn.ws/w9eYkLAnd http://openclipart.org/
    32. 32. QUESTIONS?
    33. 33. http://visual.ly/node/16005 From Attendee!
    34. 34. DIANA SILVEIRA diana@novarelibrary.com slideshare.net/dee987 delicious.com/dee987/infographicsfacebook.com/NovareLibraryServices 877-816-9638
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