INFOGRAPHICS ARE... Data (& Concept) Visualizations Graphics showing information ... Information – Graphics ...
NOT A NEW (TEACHING) TOOL! Egyptian Stella http://www.insightdigital.org
WHY SO POWERFUL?• Stereoscopic binocular color vision … our Visual Reality!• A picture is worth a thousand words…• Learner-generated content! • Constructing meaning • Refining thinking
DAVIDMCCANDLESSThe Beauty ofDataVisualizationhttp://www.ted.com/talks/david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization.htmlPoints of Interest14:44 – 16:41Critical ThinkingConceptsIdeasWorldviews
EFFECTIVE DESIGN• Have a point... or two!• Consistent color scheme• White / blank space / balance• High-impact visuals• Data, data, data!• References...?! “Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytelling” http://www.columnfivemedia.com/book/
RESOURCES & TOOLS• Word • Easel.ly (or other document creation tool) http://www.easel.ly/• PowerPoint • Infogr.am (or other presentation tool) http://infogr.am/• Excel • Visual.ly (or other spreadsheet tool with http://visual.ly/ visualization option) • And many more….• Photoshop DavidWarlick.Com (or other graphic tool) http://davidwarlick.com/colearners/?p=624 Create an Infographic with PowerPoint AJ George – IconLogic – I Came, I Saw, I Learned http://goo.gl/aL2u7
TEACHING WITH INFOGRAPHICSCONSTRUCTING MEANING – REFINING THINKING LISA MARIE JOHNSON, PHD LISAMARIE.JOHNSON@ASHFORD.EDU @KURIOUSMIND 18TH ANNUAL SLOAN-C INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – ORLANDO, FL, USA