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Piktochart: Infographic App & Presentation Tool

Piktochart: Infographic App & Presentation Tool | Frankly EdTech | Scoop.it

Piktochart makes information beautiful.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, February 26, 2013 2:25 PM

Piktochart has recently been upgraded, and now it makes infographics and presentations more interactive. You can now insert hyperlinks in your content and make your charts and tabs interactive. Also it is easier to save and share your infographics.

Unfortunately, free account is very limited, it gives you only 4 basic themes to choose from. Paid accounts for students start at $3.33 per month.

Check out Piktochart for education http://piktochart.com/education/

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How to Create Stunning Infographics in 30 Minutes or Less

How to Create Stunning Infographics in 30 Minutes or Less | Frankly EdTech | Scoop.it

Learn how to create stunning infographics - without spending hundreds of dollars on a graphic designer or losing your mind - in just 30 minutes or less.

From word clouds to network data visualizations, infographics have become a primary format for content in a relatively short period of time. Although the ‘infographic’ is nothing new, its proliferation and evolution has been nothing short of exponential in the past few years.

Whether you love them or hate them, the rising popularity of infographics can’t be denied.


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 7, 2013 4:29 PM

Really excellent how-to using the impressive Piktochart infographic tool.

Neil Ferree's curator insight, February 26, 2013 10:05 AM

Infographics done right and done well can generate lots of traffic to your http://bit.ly/RichSnippet and build your brand

Charles-Louis Mazerolles's curator insight, March 8, 2013 3:28 AM

good tool to know :-)

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10 Amazing #SocialMedia Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC]

10 Amazing #SocialMedia Statistics [INFOGRAPHIC] | Frankly EdTech | Scoop.it

Did you know that Twitter is grabbing more new registrations than Facebook, with more than half of its entire userbase compromised of people who have signed up in the last year, compared to just 19 percent for Mark Zuckerberg’s baby?

What if I said that almost a quarter (23 percent) of Facebook users check their account five or more times each day, Twitter users are 33 percent more likely to be Democrats or – sorry Foursquare – that 74 percent of Americans are unfamiliar with the concept of ‘checking in’.

 

These, and several other amazing social media statistics, can be found in the infographic on social media statistics...


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LuciaSilva's comment, October 7, 2012 4:35 PM
Great post!
iPhone Developer's comment, October 12, 2012 7:51 AM
That's ow some good job
Ciberbebe.com's curator insight, July 23, 2013 4:56 AM

#socialmedia statistics

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A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories [Infographic]

A Simple Guide To 4 Complex Learning Theories [Infographic] | Frankly EdTech | Scoop.it
Do you know the actual theories of learning? A learning theory is an attempt to describe how people learn, helping us understand this inherently complex process.

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Learning theories at a glance--very useful!

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Kari Smith's curator insight, February 17, 2013 1:17 PM

Great background information to build our understanding. I really like seeing them all presented this way for easy comparison. 

uTOP Inria's curator insight, March 11, 2013 3:38 AM

(Edudemic - 24 Déc 2012)

Christine Cattermole's curator insight, May 16, 2013 4:58 AM

A very visual illustration of learning theory.

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All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides

All You Need to Know About Infographics: Tips, Tutorials, Guides | Frankly EdTech | Scoop.it

Let’s be honest, we don’t like to read big pieces of text. Text-heavy graphs are rather difficult for understanding, especially when dealing with numbers and statistics. That is why illustrations and flowcharts are often used for such kind of information.

An infographic, or a visual representation of study or data, like anything else, can be done right or wrong. How to create a successful infographic? A good idea and a good design.

 

Stop by the link for more on what defines an infographic, what contributes to its popularity, as well as the various types of infographics and references for tutorials and best practices.

 

Additional topics covered include:

The major parts of an infographic How to create an infographic Developing ideas & organizing data Research & sources Typography, graphics & color Facts & conclusions Designing & Editing


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HC's curator insight, April 30, 2014 9:26 PM

Some good tips here...