Random Thoughts on Instructional Design
Infographics use visual symbols to communicate and summarize complex information at a glance. They tell the story hidden in the data. They can compare multiple variables in a single graphic by using differences in color, size, shape, and orientation. They can be used for teaching complex concepts, engaging students in higher order thinking activities, or as part of a research report or grant application.
Thing to keep in mind when planning an infographic or student activity using infographics:
Three data elements to draw attention to are:
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