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Infographics introduction

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Infographics introduction

  1. 1. InformationGraphicsa.k.a. Infographics
  2. 2. What is an infographic?Combines text, images and data tocommunicate complex information
  3. 3. Why use infographics?● explain intricate information clearly● communicate message in appealing way● present large amounts of data meaningfully● reveal hidden data for the viewer
  4. 4. Types of infographics● statistical● timelines● process● map● wordcloud● infoposter
  5. 5. Statistical infographics● Uses charts, tables, graphs, diagrams● Good for quantitative data (numbers)
  6. 6. Statistical example 1
  7. 7. Statistical example 2
  8. 8. Timeline infographicsShow chronologicalprogression orsequence
  9. 9. Timeline examples
  10. 10. Timeline example 3
  11. 11. Process infographics● Shows step-by-step progression● Uses diagrams, flowcharts, gameboards, or transportation routes to visualize process
  12. 12. Process example 1
  13. 13. Process example 2
  14. 14. Map infographics● Location of something in relation to something else● Shows data in relation to its geographic location● Shows abstract representation of process, geography, or schematic
  15. 15. Map example 1
  16. 16. Map example 2
  17. 17. Wordcloud infographics● Analyze content of speech or document● Can be shaped to reflect subject
  18. 18. Wordcloud example
  19. 19. Infoposter infographics● Uses words and numbers to tell a story● Incorporates simple infographics● Collects a variety of facts and information in one location● Represents quantitative data
  20. 20. Infoposter example 1
  21. 21. Infoposter example 2
  22. 22. For fun
  23. 23. Analyzing

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