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The Best Resources For Creating Infographics

The Best Resources For Creating Infographics
Infographics are visual representations of data design to help communicate information clearly. They are great for English Language Learners, and the rest of us, too! The information can also be either serious or humorous. To see examples of some of the best ones, you can visit: The Best Infographics — 2010 The Best Interactive Infographics — 2009 You can find even more at The Best Sources For Interactive Infographics and A Collection Of “The Best…” Lists On Infographics. Of course, you don’t need online resources to have students create their own infographics that can be used towards achieving numerous learning outcomes, as I recently posted about at What A Great Infographic To Use As A Model For Students. However, creating them online can also be both useful and fun — for both teachers and students. Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Creating Infographics: I’m going to start-off with some of my previous “The Best…” lists, including: The Best Tools To Make Simple Graphs Online

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How to Create an Awesome Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC] There's no better way to show companies how to create an engaging infographic than through outlined steps in the form of an infographic. A new infographic by Infographic Labs — first published by Performancing.com — highlights the best practices of developing a creative way to get the word out about new data. As the amount of information we consume on the Internet grows and attention spans decrease thanks to a bevvy of distractions from email to Facebook, market research firms and other companies are packaging new data in visual ways. In some cases, infographics even go viral. SEE ALSO: 20 Reasons to Switch to Google+ [INFOGRAPHIC] From how to pick color schemes and graphics to approaching layout, this infographic gives you a rundown on how to best get your information out to others.

The Graphic Works of Charles Joseph Minard Michael Friendly Updated 06/12/2014 19:41:09 The following list of graphic works includes all of the known thematic maps and graphic tables produced by Minard from 1844--1870. It was compiled from the catalogs of the École Nationale des Ponts et Chausées (ENPC) and the Bibliotheque Nationale (BNF), together with the works listed in Palsky (1996) and Robinson (1967). The works are listed in chronlogical order, in so far as this is known. The dates listed often refer to a date inscribed in the legend.

The Best Ways To Create Online Slideshows Boy, there sure are a lot of web applications that let you make free slideshows. Because of this glut, I thought it would be helpful to my students, readers of this blog, and me to do a quick review of many of them, and identify my picks for the best ones. So, here’s another “The Best…” list. Elastic lists Just a short post, but another demo is online. It is a demonstration of the “elastic list” principle for browsing multi-facetted data structures. Click any number of list entries to query the database for a combination of the selected attributes. If you create an “impossible” configuration, your selection will be reduced until a match is possible. The example data is based on the Noble prize winners dataset used in the Flamenco facet browser. Elastic lists enhance traditional facet browsing approaches by • visualizing relative proportions (weights) of metadata values by size • visualizing unusualness of a metadata weight by brightness • and animated filtering transitions.

Industry Leaderboard The industries The 55 industries surveyed in the Bloomberg Industries Leaderboard were chosen on the basis of size, investor interest, and coverage by Bloomberg Industries (BI). Industry revenue Revenue (size) is derived by aggregating public company annual revenues generated from an industry and available as of Aug. 30. Revenues were estimated by BI for the following: Coal Mining-Global, Electrical Equipment- Global, Express & Courier Services-Global, Investment Banking- Global, Life Insurance-Global, Property & Casualty-Global, Pharma-Global, Rail Freight Transportation-North America, Renewable Energy-Global, Steel Producers- Global, Utilities- Europe. Revenues for Life Insurance, Property & Casualty Insurance, and Managed Care are based on premium revenue.

How to create great infographics If you're used to visiting netmagazine.com every day, then you'll notice something a little different about the site you're looking at right now. That's because .net magazine, the print publication that's been the web industry's bible since 1994, is now publishing all its online content via Creativebloq.com. UPDATE: We've migrated around 250 of 1,800 old articles. More are coming online every day. Please bear with us. The Do's And Don'ts Of Infographic Design Advertisement Editor’s Note: You might want to read Nathan Yau’s article The Do’s And Don’ts Of Infographic Design: Revisited1 here on Smashing Magazine which is a response to this article. Since the dawn of the Internet, the demand for good design has continued to skyrocket. From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and beyond, designers have remained on their toes as they define the trends and expectations of our online universe. The Internet is a great designer’s playground, and online businesses are growing more and more appreciative of what can be gained from a bit of well-executed eye candy. Over the past two years, this fact has become the backbone of a growing trend in online marketing: the infographic.

A List of 20 Free Tools for Teachers to Create Awesome Presentations and Slideshows Below is a list of some of the best free tools teachers and students can use to create awesome slideshow and presentations. 1- KnovioKnovio gives life to static slides and with a simple click you will be able to turn them into rich video and audio presentations that you can share with your friends and colleagues via email or popular social media websites. Knovio does not require any software installation or download, it is all web based. 2- AheadAhead is a great presentation tool for educators. It works in such a way that it instantly transforms your layouts into a zooming presentation.

Apps/Dia Welcome to Dia's new homepage. Dia is a GTK+ based diagram creation program for GNU/Linux, MacOS X, Unix, and Windows, and is released under the GPL license. Dia is roughly inspired by the commercial Windows program 'Visio,' though more geared towards informal diagrams for casual use. It can be used to draw many different kinds of diagrams.

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