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The Past & Future of Infographics

The Past & Future of Infographics | "IN-novation" | Scoop.it

It could be argued that early caveman actually invented infographics.


It wasn’t until 1626, however, that infographics were published in the book Rosa Ursina Sive Sol by Christoph Scheiner. His illustrations clearly and concisely demonstrated the rotation patterns of the Sun. After that, infographics appeared regularly in a variety of other publications.

 

In the 1970’s, The Sunday Times, an award-winning British newspaper, began using infographics to make the news more interesting. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, other newspapers began following suit.

 

By the turn of the 21st century, new technologies emerged that enabled a host of companies to create infographics quickly and easily. Infographics slowly began making their way onto websites, in magazines, products and games...


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The 7 Best Places For Online Education [Infographic]

The 7 Best Places For Online Education [Infographic] | "IN-novation" | Scoop.it

There’s a whole new language being developed around the hottest trend in education: online learning. From MOOCs (like a cow would say it but with a hard K at the end) to OpenCourseWare to ‘21st century learning‘ … there’s a lot of new terms you should know about.

 

Read more at:

http://edudemic.com/2012/10/the-7-best-places-for-online-education/

 


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