Innovative Infographic Creation, Using Data to Tell a Story
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Monday, November 30, 2:00–2:45 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
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Infographics: A Visual Hook for Readers and Writers
Steven Anderson Shaelynn Farnsworth
The research is clear: Our brains crave visual information and infographics are perfect to accomplish this. Learn how to tell a story with data and make complicated information more digestible. Explore the components of infographics: structure, data sources, design and copyright laws to create innovative infographics in the classroom.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||A Google Account to access and make a copy of the companion book for the session. Most of the resources, tools and apps are in the cloud, iPad users may have to install apps. There will be a variety of platforms to create infographics for participants to choose from.|
|Topic:||Creativity & curation tools|
|Subject area:||Language arts, Not applicable|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Additional detail:||Session recorded for video-on-demand|
Understand the brain research as aligned to visual communication and infographics.
Examine the elements of a "good" infographic.
Deconstruct and analyze the components of Infographic design.
Explore platforms, tools, and resources in the areas of design, color, structure, data, copyright, and usage.
Apply learning to create infographic during the session.
Welcome Activity (5 mins)
What Makes a Good Infographic, Dos & Don’ts (5 mins, Peer-to-Peer Interaction)
What Does The Research Say About Visual Information and why the brain craves Infographics (5 mins, Peer-to-Peer Interaction)
Deconstruct, Analyze, and Explore Resources and Tools in Each Infographic Components: Data Sources, Images, Colors, Structure, Platforms, Assessment, and Feedback (15 mins, Lecture/Peer-to-Peer Interaction)
Apply Learning and Create Infographic (15 mins, Peer-to-Peer Interaction)
Wrap Up (5 mins)
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