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Constructing meaning. Refining thinking. Presented at the SLOANC 2012 International Conference of Online Learning, Orlando, FL, USA

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  • 1.TEACHING WITH INFOGRAPHICSCONSTRUCTING MEANING REFINING THINKING LISA MARIE JOHNSON, PHD LISAMARIE.JOHNSON@ASHFORD.EDU @KURIOUSMIND 18TH ANNUAL SLOAN-C INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORLANDO, FL, USA

2. OUR FLOW... Define infographics Explore their power in teaching & learning Explore effective design View a very select few examples Explore resources and tools Go forth and create your own! 3. WHAT ARE INFOGRAPHICS? 4. INFOGRAPHICS ARE... Data (& Concept) Visualizations Graphics showing information... Information Graphics ... 5. NOT A NEW (TEACHING) TOOL! Egyptian Stella http://www.insightdigital.org 6. WHY SO POWERFUL? Stereoscopic binocular color vision our Visual Reality! A picture is worth a thousand words Learner-generated content! Constructing meaning Refining thinking 7. DAVIDMCCANDLESSThe Beauty ofDataVisualizationhttp://www.ted.com/talks/david_mccandless_the_beauty_of_data_visualization.htmlPoints of Interest14:44 16:41Critical ThinkingConceptsIdeasWorldviews 8. EFFECTIVE DESIGN Have a point... or two! Consistent color scheme White / blank space / balance High-impact visuals Data, data, data! References...?! Infographics: The Power of Visual Storytellinghttp://www.columnfivemedia.com/book/ 9. CONSIDERATIONBe Accessible Describe 10. SELECTED EXAMPLES... Good.Is http://www.good.is/infographics/ Mashable.Com http://mashable.com/follow/topics/infographics/ DavidWarlick.Com http://davidwarlick.com/graphicaday/?p=1197 DailyInfographic.Com http://dailyinfographic.com/ 11. RESOURCES & TOOLS Word Easel.ly(or other document creation tool) http://www.easel.ly/ PowerPoint Infogr.am(or other presentation tool)http://infogr.am/ Excel Visual.ly(or other spreadsheet tool with http://visual.ly/visualization option) And many more. Photoshop DavidWarlick.Com(or other graphic tool) http://davidwarlick.com/colearners/?p=624Create an Infographic with PowerPointAJ George IconLogic I Came, I Saw, I Learnedhttp://goo.gl/aL2u7 12. TEACHING WITH INFOGRAPHICSCONSTRUCTING MEANING REFINING THINKING LISA MARIE JOHNSON, PHD LISAMARIE.JOHNSON@ASHFORD.EDU @KURIOUSMIND 18TH ANNUAL SLOAN-C INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORLANDO, FL, USA