InfoGraphic Designs: Overview, Examples and Best Practices | Inspiration Information graphics or infographics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics are used where complex information needs to be explained quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. They are also used extensively as tools by computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians to ease the process of developing and communicating conceptual information. They can present a rich amount of information without intimidating you. Or sometimes they intimidate you, but make the digesting of the information much more bearable. You may be interested in the following related articles as well. Feel free to join us and you are always welcome to share your thoughts that our readers may find helpful. Don’t forget to and follow us on Twitter — for recent updates. What is InfoGraphics? Little History of InfoGraphics! In prehistory, early humans created the first information graphics: cave paintings, later maps and now charts.
Infographics Lesson Plans Infographic Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to see patterns and trends. The process of creating infographics can be referred to as data visualization, information design, or information architecture. Overview Infographics have been around for many years and recently the proliferation of a number of easy-to-use, free tools have made the creation of infographics available to a large segment of the population. Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have also allowed for individual infographics to be spread among many people around the world. In newspapers, infographics are commonly used to show the weather, as well as maps, site plans, and graphs for statistical data. "Graphical displays should: Graphics reveal data. History Early
Infographics, Explained by LEGOs LEGO bricks illustrate the simple idea behind infographics. Data: sorted, arranged, presented visually. Got it? Good. Now let's raid the toy box and play with the "data." Image courtesy of Hot Butter Studio iTunes App Store'da iPhone, iPod touch ve iPad için Grafio Lite - Diagrams & Ideas The Best Infographics -----------------------------------------★ 네트웍이 연결되지 않은 상태에서는 '내 서재'만 표시됩니다.----------------------------------------- 탭진은 여러분을 사랑합니다! ★ 무료잡지 포털 '탭진' 앱은 듀얼코어 이상의 디바이스에 최적화 되어있습니다. ★ 폰과 태블릿 디바이스 모두를 지원합니다.★ 모든 잡지를 무료로 보실 수 있습니다! Tapzin (탭진)은 태블릿 환경에 최적화된 통합 멀티 미디어 매거진 애플리케이션으로 20/30세대 및 “영원한 젊음(Young at Heart)”을 지닌 베이비 부머 세대를 아우르는 라이프 스타일 잡지들을 한 곳에 모았습니다. 이제 디지털 매거진으로 언제 어디서나 편리하게 접할 수 있는 다양하고 흥미로운 컨텐츠가 여러분의 삶에 즐거움을 드릴 것입니다. [내서재 기능]- 다운로드한 잡지를 네트워크 연결없이도 언제든지 보실 수 있습니다.- 다운로드한 잡지의 북마크 및 삭제와 같은 편집기능이 가능합니다. [탭진에서 서비스 중인 잡지] 패션/스타일 : ELLE KOREA, VOGUE, LOEL, 코스모폴리탄, elLook, Harper's BAZAAR, W, Allure, VOGUEgirl, 럭셔리, Gentlemen, 멘즈헬스, 에스콰이어, 뷰티쁠, 퍼스트룩, Neighbor, 싱글즈, 그라피, 스트릿풋, MBC Life 등. 우먼/리빙/육아 : 행복이 가득한 집, 여성조선, CASA, Queen, 마이웨딩, 웨딩21, 맘앤앙팡, 아망, 앙쥬, 위즈키즈, 과학소년, MAMA's Room 등 시사/경제/재태크 :한경BUSINESS, FORTUNE KOREA, 이코노미조선, SENIOR조선, 공감, 국민연금, Money, 뉴시스아이즈, ThePR, 공무원연금등 건강의학 :Health 건강나래, 건강을 가꾸는 사람들, The Health 영화 :맥스무비, 영화천국 자동차/테크 :모터트렌드, 오토카, Car Life, 자동차생활, MyFord파퓰러 사이언스, UD TRUCKS
46 Tools To Make Infographics In The Classroom Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences). The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency. It’s curious they haven’t really “caught on” in schools considering how well they bridge both the old-form textbook habit of cramming tons of information into a small space, while also neatly overlapping with the dynamic and digital world. So if you want to try to make infographics–or better yet have students make them–where do you start? The 46 tools below, curated by Faisal Khan, are a good place to start.
Making images interactive Thinglink is definitely one of my favourite tools at the moment. I've already used it in my classes and in teacher training courses and here are some of the reasons why I'm so excited about it: - it's a neat tool for creating interactive and collaborative images in our classroom or as a homework task; - we / collaborators can tag images with any content (including videos, sounds and music from differnt sources) and then we can also share it (by email, in Facebook, Twitter, blog...); - the chosen images come alive not only with what you can tag but also by adding colourful pins. This school year I'm teaching a Tourism and Hospitality class and as far as possible I've been trying to develop materials that can somehow be useful to them or even to the community. I took pics in Soure and produced this video and, in class, I shared this Thinglink (below) - a map of Soure and its twelve civil parishes - so that learners could tag with relevant content. Now, how is it done?
July 2011 About us Courses & workshops Consultancy services Clients & publications Tools & webquests Resources > Tools & Resources > July 2011 Tools & Resources Tool of the Month - July 2011 Infographics What it does: ‘Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. In language learning we are familiar with picture/visual dictionaries, time-lines, mindmaps, graphs, etc to understand how words and structures work through visualisation. Classroom uses: Use infographic posters as another genre of ‘text’ in reading compre-hension tasks: questions, true or false, word hunt, etc. Links & Resources [ Download our Tool of the Month as a PDF File to use in your training or teacher development sessions ] Share this © The Consultants-E Ltd., 2003 - 2014 Sitefinity ASP.NET CMS
10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics People love to learn by examining visual representations of data. That’s been proven time and time again by the popularity of both infographics and Pinterest. So what if you could make your own infographics ? What would you make it of? Below are my two favorite infographic-making web 2.0 tools that I highly recommend. Click the name of each tool to learn more! Visual.ly One of the more popular ways to discover infographics, Visual.ly actually just launched a design overhaul of their website. Dipity Want to get a beautifully simply visualization of data over time? Easel.ly I absolutely love Easel.ly. Venngage Venngage (likely named for Venn diagrams) is a double threat. Infogr.am One of the most simple tools, Infogr.am lets you actually import data right into the site and then translate it all into useful visualizations. Tableau Public Made for Windows, Tableau Public lets you (like Infogr.am) bring your actual data into the world of visualzation. Photo Stats What About Me? Gliffy Piktochart