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Infographics as a Creative Assessment

Infographics as a Creative Assessment

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DTL - Bring Data to Life Using Infographics Skip to main content guest Join | Help | Sign In DTL Home guest| Join | Help | Sign In 9 Infographic Tools For Data Visualization in the Classroom Information overload is a common complaint from young people, especially now that knowledge is easier to access and share over online networks. Being able to summarize, condense and visualize information meaningfully is an important skill for any student. Infographics have become a hugely popular tool for data visualization, and can now be created by both educators and students using online tools. The Ultimate Guide To Note Taking In Class [Infographic] Many studious types will swear that they can take everything in from their lecture or seminar just by listening and engaging, but research suggests that can’t be true. Approximately 60% of information can be forgotten after only 9 hours. If you don’t want to start your assignment or exam with only 40% of the knowledge you could have, you should probably make a change. Sure, revising in your student accommodation post-lecture can help, or you could let this infographic show you why note taking is so important, and the best methods for doing so, depending on what kind of person you are. Here’s The Ultimate Guide To Note Taking In Class.

Visually Launches To Automate The Making Of Infographics The whiz kids behind Mint’s infographics, Stewart Langille and Lee Sherman are today launching the first startup that solely focuses on mass producing infographics, Visually. Users who visit Visually this morning can see over 2000 infographics uploaded by designers like Jess3 and Dave McCandless as well as upload their own in a myriad of topics ranging from Science to Sports to the Economy. In its first launch iteration, Visually has partnered up with The Atlantic, GOOD Magazine, Ebay, The National Geographic and others to provide infographics content in exchange for sharing links — On Visually each participating publication gets to upload its own graphics, which are embedded and shared using an code generated by Visually. Visually plans on monetizing eventually by letting publications subscribe to its offerings via a monthly fee.

Onextrapixel - Web Design & Development Magazine Infographics (or information graphics) are everywhere these days. Intended to deliver large amounts of information in a visual format, the key to a ‘good’ infographic is the story it tells. From a user’s perspective, the value from an infographic comes from the information it contains and the way in which it’s presented. PanelPicker Voting period for this idea type has passed There are seven deadly mistakes made consistently by both expert and novice infographic designers. When an infographic is False, Haphazard, Textual, Questionable, Confusing, Repetitive, or Verbose it’s highly likely that the audience will ignore your design, and you can severely hurt your credibility.

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design By Anissa Vega, Full Tilt Ahead K12 Perhaps you’ve seen this comic make its rounds on the internet [artist unknown]. Sure, we quickly see the obsurdity in asking an elephant to climb a tree, and the commentary of our unjust education system and standardized testing warrants a good giggle. However, let’s use this image for just a moment to talk more deeply about the practicalities of assessment design in the everyday classroom outside of mandated standardized testing. The Educators’ Guide to Infographics Sometimes when you’re compiling your content for your next blog post you find that, to get your point across, you have to cover a lot of facts and figures, statistics, or tabular information, and it’s really tricky to put into words. Wouldn’t it be great if you could easily compile it all into a vibrant and easy to read chart, or even a collection of charts that are all related? Then, wouldn’t it be great if it was all in one image that you could share to other people, or even print to stick on the wall of your classroom?

35 Cool Infographics for Web and Graphic Designers Inspiration June 10, 2011 Let’s be honest, we tend to get bored with reading too much text and it’s rather difficult to understand descriptive information especially if they signify numbers or statistics. To make things easier, we use graphs, illustrations and flowcharts to make them visually appealing yet, at the same time, easy to understand. Visual Thinking Home » All CFT Teaching Guides » Visual Thinking by CFT graduate program coordinator Maria Ebner & assistant director Derek Bruff Introduction

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