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Posted by Ian Jukes on “This infographic from bachelorsdegreeonline.com asks a question that has been on the minds of many an educator since the iPad began to work its way into the classrooms as a teaching and learning tool only a short time ago.
Let’s face it.
During this year's U.S. election, candidates channeled the power of apps and text messaging to appeal to voters, promote their party platform and fundraise.
Today on All Things Considered , photographer Peter Menzel and his wife, Faith D’Aluisio, discuss their latest book, What I Eat: Around the World in 80 Diets . But 16 years ago, Menzel was working on another project, called Material World: A Global Family Portrait . He and other photographers took portraits of 30 statistically average families with all of their worldly possessions displayed outside their homes.
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What Are Infographics?
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Facebook is an enormous social network currently closing in on 700 million users, but it started on college campuses and that's where it still rules.
Information is very powerful but for the most bit it is bland and unimaginative. Infographics channel information in a visually pleasing, instantly understandable manner, making it not only powerful, but extremely beautiful. Once used predominantly to make maps more approachable, scientific charts less daunting and as key learning tools for children, inforgraphics have now permeated all aspects of the modern world. I designed a couple of infographics back in college, the need arising especially around the time Soccer World Cup fever spiked. It was a fun process representing the different groups, predicting winners in each group at each stage and creating a mock pairing of teams that would clash all the way leading upto the finals.
Infographics are to data what storytelling is to an annual report: a more engaging way to help bring attention and understanding to your nonprofit’s cause.
This entry is part 3 of 16 in the Infographic Design Session - Show All « Previous Next » A few times a each month we revisit some of our reader’s favorite posts from throughout the history of Vectortuts+. This tutorial by Jonathan was first published on April 14th 2010.
Who can resist a colourful, thoughtful venn diagram anyway? In terms of blogging success, infographics are far more likely to be shared than your average blog post. This means more eyeballs on your important information, more people rallying for your cause, more backlinks and more visits to your blog. In short, a quality infographic done well could be what your blog needs right now. Designing An Infographic