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Eight Free tools for Teachers to Make Awesome Infographics ~ Educational Technology and... - 0 views

  • nformation graphics which are the visual representation of data known as infogographics are making rounds online these days. It seems like web users are favouring this form of content format over other forms. Their  visually attractive display, the bright and shiny colours they  include are what make out of them an appealing means of communication. I personally like them because I find them factually interesting, to the point, and easy on eyes. I have devoted a whole section in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning  to the educational infographics I find online. Anyway today I am sharing with you tools that you can use to make your own infographics. Check out the list below.
    This is a list of inforgraphic tools with different functions.  
Melissa Shasteen

New Year's resolutions - The Week - 1 views

    • Melissa Shasteen
      I recently went to a conference (Kelly Gallagher) and he showed these infographics. They can be used for reading activities or in the content areas. What a great visual for students to learn about a topic!
    • Lisa Jones
      When you have a moment, could you get me started on finding the information for using this resource. I think it will make the world of difference when I teach my program. Thanks so much! Lisa Jones
Carolyn Jenkins

10 Fun Tools To Easily Make Your Own Infographics - 5 views

    This article about tools for creating infographics was posted in Diigo's medical education group. I can't wait to check these tools out.

Create Infographics | - 5 views

    Infographics are a great way for students to show what they learned. 
Dennis OConnor

The 5 Best Free Tools For Making Slick Infographics | Fast Company - 4 views

  • It's not enough to simply write about data any longer; the world wants visuals. While there are many professional information designers making a name for themselves, such as Nicholas Felton of, the majority of these digital artists are up to their eyeballs in high-paying work. Where does this leave you? Well, if you want to spruce up your documents, blog posts, and presentations, there are some free tools online that can help.
Dennis OConnor

10 Infographics for Learning | Getting Smart - 8 views

    10 Infographics for Learning
Dennis OConnor

Are We Wired For Mobile Learning? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Voxy Blog - 4 views

  • Because of the proliferation of new technologies, the younger generation today is outgrowing traditional forms of education – remember pencils, chalkboards, textbooks and graphing calculators? Whether we are in the car, on the train, at work, or in a classroom, mobile technology in particular is giving us the ability to learn on-the-go. See the infographic below to learn why we are wired for mobile learning, and how we can use mobile technologies to educate ourselves.
Dennis OConnor

Anatomy of the Mobile Market | InfoGraphics - 1 views

  •   a new startup online service dedicated to infographics.   I see a new literacy evolving here.  We'll need to learn how to read data with the save critical filters we use when reading professional papers.  The art of capturing complex data and turning it into more easily understood graphics is growing field. (Great career path for those with the right talents).  However it occurs to be that the old problem of 'seeing is believing' applies here at a profound level.  It's important to remember (or discover) who the author is and not blindly trust the conclusions drawn by the graphic.
Dennis OConnor

Daily Infographic | A New Infographic Every Day | Data Visualization and Design - 3 views

    Visualization of data is a growing field of interest.
Dennis OConnor

Jeff Clark - Portfolio Illustrating Patterns in Data - 3 views

    This is a tantalizing portfolio page of infographic generators.  As a writing teacher I see many applications. As an information fluency advocate I see a way to understand data that excites the mind. Many of these programs use social media sources to build visual comparisons and patterns.   What a find! 
Dennis OConnor

22 Mind-Blowing Infographics on Education | Socrato Learning Analytics Blog - 3 views

  • Data is extremely valuable for all of us in the education industry; we’ve got to consume a lot of it to make valuable decisions for our students and schools. However, when you spend too much time with your  nose in your computer, e-reader or a book, it’s easy to forget what information looks like. That’s why I took the time to put together a list of amazing, tantalizingly visual infographics meant to titillate your mind and engage your visual synapses. There are 22 mind-blowing infographics on education below. Enjoy this hand-picked visual feast!
Dennis OConnor

Lesson Plan | Data Visualized: More on Teaching With Infographics - - 4 views

  • “In an uncharted world of boundless data, information designers are our new navigators
  • You can find all five posts linked from the first one, “Teaching With Infographics | Places to Start.”
    The keyword is infographics.  This is a round up article from the New York Times.  It will lead you to a series of resources that provide a basic understanding of the field.  Follow the work of Hans Rosling if you want to see a master at work..
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