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

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

Some good tips here...

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User Research :: UXmatters

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Web magazine about user experience matters, providing insights and inspiration for the user experience community
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To Boost Higher-Order Thinking, Try Curation

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Higher-level thinking has been a core value of educators for decades. We learned about it in college. We hear about it in PD. We’re even evaluated on whether we’re cultivating it in our classrooms

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Kim Flintoff's comment, April 23, 8:35 PM
Identified some of this years ago in: http://clt.curtin.edu.au/events/conferences/tlf/tlf2014/refereed/flintoff.html
Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, April 24, 2:11 PM

Curation activates critical thinking. 

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Best Practices for Building A Digital Portfolio

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Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
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Google Earth VR Is A Great Tool for Taking Students in Virtual Field Trips

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Researchers find millions of .edu accounts, passwords available on Dark Web

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News, voices and jobs for education professionals. Optimized for your mobile phone.
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Surfing for Model-Based Definition Waves of Knowledge > ENGINEERING.com

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Elysium conference in Surf City provides waves of knowledge: collaboration/interoperability tools and MBD.
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12 Important Tips to Get Precise Google Search Results

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An Important Conversation About Student Privacy

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We share an interview we did with graduate students on student privacy and publishing student work on the web.
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Stepik.org

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A free learning platform for computer science. Making automated assessment software accessible to everyone!
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Media Literacy: A Crash Course in 60 Minutes

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Because students often turn to online news for their research needs, it is more important than ever for educators to help separate truth from fiction.
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7 Ways That Digital Technology is Changing the Face of Education

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How is digital technology changing education? An easier question to answer perhaps is: How is digital technology not changing education. Read more to learn about how digital technology is revolutionizing the face of schools and education on a global scale. Availability of Online Classes and Programs: One of the first easy observations regarding digital technology and education is that online schools and classes are becoming widely available. Even free online classes called “MOOC’s” otherwise known as Massive Open Online Courses are becoming widely popular. Online courses and full online programs are making it possible for learners young and old to …
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6 ideas to consider in smart city development

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After the recent MWC event in Barcelona, we were thinking about the state of smart city development going forward. Here are 6 key things to think about.
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Wolfram: Computation Meets Knowledge

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Wolfram, creators of the Wolfram Language, Wolfram|Alpha, Mathematica, Development Platform, Data Science Platform, Finance Platform
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The UAB Mix - Innovations in online education

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Call-in chemistry, sketching breakthroughs and a choose-your-own-adventure course in pain. Over the past five years, enrollment in online classes a
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World Economic Forum opens "Industry 4.0" center in San Francisco's Presidio

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The World Economic Forum opened its Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution in San Francisco, a new space for accelerating technology adoption.
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Open Education Week

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During the Open Education Week, EDEN offers the following online events: There will also be an #EDENChat session on 29 March, led by Antonella Poce and Fabio Nascimbeni on the topic of MOOCs and so…
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