"Graphics play a role in our Internet learning experience. Images have become part and parcel of the information acquisition process in our lives. Normally, graphics like pictures and drawings are used as aids and not the main tool for learning. They are just appendices that help people understand the information that is being fed to them.
That was the general idea before the influx of the Internet. The pre-Internet idea is dominated by the belief that graphics are just ‘aids.’ But it has surprised learning purists that graphics can be very good tools as main information sources. Thanks to the Internet..."
"Here is a comprehensive list of some very good tools for making infographics. The list features more than 40 applications so you have a wide variety of options to choose from.While some of these tools are pretty basic and you can use them without any complications, others do require some advanced tech knowledge and design know-how..."
"So you're planning to make infographics part of teaching toolbox! Educational infographics section both here and on our Pinterest board has hundreds of meticulously selected graphics to use with your students in the classroom. I am pretty sure you will find some good ones for your class..."
"Infographics are becoming great educational materials to use in both teaching and learning. By definition an infographic is a visual representation of data. This representation is multi-modal in the sense that it can have different forms of text : flowcharts, diagrams images, and many more. What makes Infographics so popular is their visual attractiveness..."
The invention of fire and the wheel – nice. But from the first cave paintings to the beginnings of logographs, and then of course the alphabet, human achievement has been tied closely with how we put our thoughts across.
"...There is also another easy way to create a classroom infographic using Google Docs. This time we are going to use pre-made templates. I searched for some in Google Docs gallery and found these nice templates which can perfectly serve the purpose..."
We do. So we built an interactive, mobile-awesome, super-simple, live-data web-app-thing. That means you can connect dynamic data streams and share drool-worthy interactive visuals in less time than it took you to read this.
"People are more attracted to data and information that are visually organized. This is also the case with our students. If you are able to display correctly then chances are students will grab it quickly. In this regard, infographics are ideal for communicating data through visual cues. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already featured some awesome tools that teachers can use to create their own infographics but if you are looking for tips on how to create engaging infographics for your class, the graphic below is all that you need..."
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?
"Infographics have become an incredibly popular way to display bite-sized bits of information in easy to consume forms of charts, graphics and more. It usually takes quite a bit of designer know-how, patience and some pretty pricey software to get the job done, but thankfully there are quite a few services that aim to make that process a little easier.
We’ve already covered Ease.ly, and introduced you to Visual.ly, as well as some great tools if you’re looking for something more flexible. Now we’re adding Infogr.am to the mix..."