Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. With an information graphic, computer scientists, mathematicians, and statisticians develop and communicate concepts using a single symbol to process information.
View three examples of visualizations defining what infographics are, and gain a better understanding of the value of an infographic in education with a video that demonstrates how their potential when used effectively in an educational setting.
Visit the article link for the video, 'The Value of Visualization', as well as more details on the science behind infographics and it's potential for educational applications.
Software development is going mobile, bringing applications to phones, laptops and tablets everywhere, including the classroom.
- Gartner predicts that by 2015 mobile app development projects will outnumber PC application projects by 4 to 1. - Mobile app developers are reaping the benefits of 45 percent year over year employment growth, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
- Dice.com reported a 100 percent increase in job posting for mobile app developers between 2010 and 2011.
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