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FREE!
ADDING INFOGRAPHICS

INTO THE ONLINE
CLASSROOM
Presented by
Dr. Andree Swanson, Ashford University
Dr. Paula Zobisch...
Today’s Agenda


Theory behind the addition of infographics
into the online classroom



Jumping In and Getting Started
...
Theory behind the

addition of infographics
into the online classroom

© 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
PROBLEM
• Research revealed:

• Students believe they are unable to connect with
their instructors in online classrooms
• ...
LITERATURE REVIEW
• More online courses

• Online instructors do not achieve

• Often less successful

a social connection...
DEFINITION OF TERMS


E-connectivity


Feelings of social connectedness



Between students and faculty



In a techno...
SIX EMERGING THEMES


Show relevance to students



Establish e-connectivity



Instructor presence



Positive commun...
So what do students and faculty want?

•

To be heard

•

To feel that they are
cared about

•

To know that
someone is ou...
Benjamin Franklin said…


"Tell me and I forget.



Teach me and I
remember.



Involve me and I
learn.”

Image(s) from...
MEMORY RETENTION
•

We remember
•

10 % of what we

hear
•

20 % of what we
see

•

65 % of what we
see and hear

Image(s)...
Question:
How do you remember best?
A. Hearing

B. Seeing
c.

Hearing and seeing
VISUAL?


One method for the “seeing”
individuals is the QR Code
QR Codes
“At its most basic, a QR Code is a barcode on steroids.

They're used for encoding information in twodimensional ...
QR Codes
© 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies

How can use
this in your
classroom?
Image(s) from http://www.free-powe...
Adding Infographics with Free
Online Programs

© 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies

Image(s) from Dott Cornwall
What is an Infographic?
 Adding

Infographics with Free Online
Programs
 amCharts
 Flisti
 IconArchive
 Infogram
 Pi...
An Infographic is…


Something to



Should tell good stories

spice up
complex or

‘boring’ data


A tool to be
clevor...
Sample Infographic
amCharts is a set of JavaScript and flash cards for websites
and Web-based products. An ideal tool for generating charts

...
amchartS
http://www.amcharts.com/

How can use this in
your classroom?
Image(s) from amCHARTS
Brushing Teeth?
Price of Gold – Sep 2013
Create free online polls without signing-up

© 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
FLISTI
http://flisti.com

How can use this in
your classroom?
Image(s) from flisti.com
Let’s try this….
IconArchive has more than 335,000* free icons
that can be searched by category, popularity, or
date.

*This number changes...
ICON ARCHIVE
http://www.iconarchive.com/

How can use this in
your classroom?
Image(s) from iconarchive.com
Infogr.am will create interactive charts

“Create interactive infographics
and charts with a few clicks,
place them in you...
INFOGR.AM
http://infogr.am/

How can use
this in your
classroom?
Image(s) from infogr.am
Piktochart is used to create more engaging
presentations from data.
Forever Free
•With limited themes 7 free themes
•Acces...
PIKTOCHART
http://piktochart.com/

How can use
this in your
classroom?
Image(s) from piktochart.com
A free online photo editor

Source:http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/
© 2013 Z...
PIXLR
http://pixlr.com/

How can use
this in your
classroom?
Image(s) from pixlr.com
Late breaking news!
PicMonkey
http://www.picmonkey.com/
Visual.ly is used to create infographics quickly and
easily

Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographic...
VISUAL.LY
http://visual.ly/

How can use
this in your
classroom?
Image(s) from visual.ly
Wordle generates “word clouds” from text/data

http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualizati...
WORDLE
http://www.wordle.net/

How can use
this in your
classroom?
Image(s) from wordle.net
Questions?
Any questions on Infographics?
FUTURE RESEARCH










Free! Adding Video Snippets
Free! Adding a Story Board to your
Presentations
Free! Survey ...
Biographies
Dr. Andree Swanson
Dr. Paula Zobisch

http://rediscoveringthebible.com/Biographies.html

© 2013 Zobisch & Swan...
Dr. Andree Swanson


Assistant Professor, Ashford University



Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University



Ed.D. Educational...
Dr. Paula Zobisch


Assistant Professor, Ashford University



Ph.D. Adult Education, Capella University;
MBA emphasis i...
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  1. 1. FREE! ADDING INFOGRAPHICS INTO THE ONLINE CLASSROOM Presented by Dr. Andree Swanson, Ashford University Dr. Paula Zobisch, Ashford University © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  2. 2. Today’s Agenda  Theory behind the addition of infographics into the online classroom  Jumping In and Getting Started  Adding Infographics with Free Online Programs © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  3. 3. Theory behind the addition of infographics into the online classroom © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  4. 4. PROBLEM • Research revealed: • Students believe they are unable to connect with their instructors in online classrooms • General problem: • Faculty and administrators in online programs… • Social and psychological connectivity needs of students are not addressed This lack of attention to the social and affective needs has a negative effect on learner satisfaction and retention © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Swanson, Hutkin, Babb, & Howell. (2010, Sep)
  5. 5. LITERATURE REVIEW • More online courses • Online instructors do not achieve • Often less successful a social connection (e-connectivity) with their students • Higher dropout rate than (Slagter van Tryon & Bishop , 2006) in traditional schools. • Faculty do not consider the social • Omission of social interaction in distance learning © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies and psychological needs of each student’s learning styles (Fearing & Riley, 2005). Swanson, Hutkin, Babb, & Howell. (2010, Sep)
  6. 6. DEFINITION OF TERMS  E-connectivity  Feelings of social connectedness  Between students and faculty  In a technologically enhanced online learning environment (Slagter van Tyson, 2007; Slagter van Tyson & Bishop, 2006) © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Swanson, Hutkin, Babb, & Howell. (2010, Sep)
  7. 7. SIX EMERGING THEMES  Show relevance to students  Establish e-connectivity  Instructor presence  Positive communication  Ability to be open to social networking  Use of technologies to e-connect © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Swanson, Hutkin, Babb, & Howell. (2010, Sep)
  8. 8. So what do students and faculty want? • To be heard • To feel that they are cared about • To know that someone is out there • To e-connect Image(s) from Microsoft Clip Art. © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Swanson, Hutkin, Babb, & Howell. (2010, Sep)
  9. 9. Benjamin Franklin said…  "Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.” Image(s) from Microsoft Clip Art.
  10. 10. MEMORY RETENTION • We remember • 10 % of what we hear • 20 % of what we see • 65 % of what we see and hear Image(s) from The Weiss-McGrath Report
  11. 11. Question: How do you remember best? A. Hearing B. Seeing c. Hearing and seeing
  12. 12. VISUAL?  One method for the “seeing” individuals is the QR Code
  13. 13. QR Codes “At its most basic, a QR Code is a barcode on steroids. They're used for encoding information in twodimensional space -- like in the pages of magazines, in advertisements and even on TV and Web sites. They were originally used to track auto parts, but have become popular (especially in Japan) for much broader, often commercial purposes.” (O’Brien, 2010) Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Image(s) from switched.com
  14. 14. QR Codes © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from http://www.free-power-point-templates.com/articles/qr-code-inpowerpoint-presentations/
  15. 15. Adding Infographics with Free Online Programs © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Image(s) from Dott Cornwall
  16. 16. What is an Infographic?  Adding Infographics with Free Online Programs  amCharts  Flisti  IconArchive  Infogram  Piktochart  Pixlr  Visual.ly  Wordle © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  17. 17. An Infographic is…  Something to  Should tell good stories spice up complex or ‘boring’ data  A tool to be clevor and humorous Image(s) from http://www.coolinfographics.com/blog/2013/7/26/death-taxes-2014-poster-and-interview.html
  18. 18. Sample Infographic
  19. 19. amCharts is a set of JavaScript and flash cards for websites and Web-based products. An ideal tool for generating charts You can download and use all amCharts products for free. The only limitation of the free version is that a small link to this web site will be displayed in the top left corner of your charts. Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  20. 20. amchartS http://www.amcharts.com/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from amCHARTS
  21. 21. Brushing Teeth?
  22. 22. Price of Gold – Sep 2013
  23. 23. Create free online polls without signing-up © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  24. 24. FLISTI http://flisti.com How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from flisti.com
  25. 25. Let’s try this….
  26. 26. IconArchive has more than 335,000* free icons that can be searched by category, popularity, or date. *This number changes daily. Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  27. 27. ICON ARCHIVE http://www.iconarchive.com/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from iconarchive.com
  28. 28. Infogr.am will create interactive charts “Create interactive infographics and charts with a few clicks, place them in your article, blog post or share with friends.” Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-datavisualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  29. 29. INFOGR.AM http://infogr.am/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from infogr.am
  30. 30. Piktochart is used to create more engaging presentations from data. Forever Free •With limited themes 7 free themes •Access all charts •Piktochart branded •more info 10 image upload slots Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  31. 31. PIKTOCHART http://piktochart.com/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from piktochart.com
  32. 32. A free online photo editor Source:http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  33. 33. PIXLR http://pixlr.com/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from pixlr.com
  34. 34. Late breaking news! PicMonkey http://www.picmonkey.com/
  35. 35. Visual.ly is used to create infographics quickly and easily Source: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  36. 36. VISUAL.LY http://visual.ly/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from visual.ly
  37. 37. Wordle generates “word clouds” from text/data http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies Image(s) from wordle.net
  38. 38. WORDLE http://www.wordle.net/ How can use this in your classroom? Image(s) from wordle.net
  39. 39. Questions? Any questions on Infographics?
  40. 40. FUTURE RESEARCH       Free! Adding Video Snippets Free! Adding a Story Board to your Presentations Free! Survey Tools Free or Reasonably Priced – APA Helpers: What is out there for Students and Faculty Free! References and Bibliography Assistance Free! Providing Feedback – Some Easy to Use Methods © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  41. 41. Biographies Dr. Andree Swanson Dr. Paula Zobisch http://rediscoveringthebible.com/Biographies.html © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
  42. 42. Dr. Andree Swanson  Assistant Professor, Ashford University  Adjunct Faculty, Kaplan University  Ed.D. Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix   MA, Organizational Management, University of Phoenix MHR, Human Relations, University of Oklahoma  Former Dean of General Education at a distance learning university  Former National Training Manager  Former government employee
  43. 43. Dr. Paula Zobisch  Assistant Professor, Ashford University  Ph.D. Adult Education, Capella University; MBA emphasis in Marketing, University of Central Oklahoma  Director of Marketing and Major Accounts Sales Manager, 3M Distributor, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1989 – 2007 © 2013 Zobisch & Swanson Research Studies
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