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    Infographics Infographics Presentation Transcript

    • InfographicsAbby Daniels
    • What is an infographic?You are looking atone! Infographicsare a funfun and quickquickway to learn about atopic without a ton ofheavy reading.There are manydifferent stylesdifferent styles ofinfographics anddatadata visualizationsvisualizations,but the ultimate goalfor all infographics isto be sharedshared.A data-richdata-richvisualizationvisualization of a storyA tool to educateeducateand informinform.
    • The Contents of an Infographic
    • Styles of InfographicsStatusComparisonChronologyResource
    • Why use infographics in theclassroom?Infographics are:• Eye-Catching• Engaging• Full of rich data• Easily available onlineInfographics can:• Compare or identifyrelationships between data• Build or assess knowledge• Ignite critical thinking• Inspire creativity
    • Classroom ApplicationsAnticipatoryActivityHave students view,discuss, andgenerate ideasbefore covering aunit.Create Your OwnCreate an infographic thatdisplays essentialinformation to be learnedin a given unit.HaveStudentsCreate!
    • Exploring InfographicsLet’s look at some examples! Links to all infographics included inthis presentation are available on the rmsTechPD wiki . You canalso search on Google Images for others.As you view multiple infographics consider the following questions:•What is the purpose of the infographic? Who is the intendedaudience?•How does the use of color, shapes, pictures, and organizationaltools add or subtract from the comprehension of the data?•How would an infographic like this, or of this style be useful to youin your class?
    • Creating InfographicsThe following websites are dedicated to freeinfographic design:•Visual.ly•Easel.ly•Infogr.am•Piktochart•Many Eyes•Goodlabs