How to spot a misleading graph
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more on how to create infographics in this IMS blog
When delivering a presentation, show the conclusions you’ve drawn, not all the details that led you to those conclusions
More on data representation in this IMS blog using infographics:
This is extremely helpful when designing anything with typography.
You can use color and font weight to add interest and differentiate between words, like PayPal and Piktochart below.
Applying different font sizes or typefaces within the same font classes creates differences between headings, subheading, and body text.
Combine your text with a picture and you’ve got limitless potential to create an interesting moment.
Check out this post for more infographics resources.
How do you present the idea of your research and intertwine it with data in a cohesive, interesting way? Join us in a short session to learn effective communication through infographics using data visualization and design.
Location: Miller Center 205
Wednesday, February 18 2-2:45pm
Thursday, March 19 11-11:45am
Tuesday, April 14, 10-10:45am
Thursday, April 30, 10-10:45am
Register or see more information here:
The Epic BYOD Toolchest (51 Tools You Can Use Now)
Screencasting and Capturing What Happens in Class
- Sophia: Nudged along by my friend Todd Nesloney, I use Sophia for my computer applications instruction and am very pleased with the results.
- Haiku Learning: This is the full content management system that I’m trying to get our school to adopt. It’s multiplatform and robust, which makes it a great fit for our BYOD environment.
There are many other apps like Moodle, Canvas, and Coursesites. The point is that you should have one in a BYOD environment.
All three of these apps — Quick Key, Grade Ninja, and WISE — are available on iTunes and Google Play, but there are more.
Electronic Note Taking
Students need multiple ways to share and express themselves, particularly verbally and with pictures. This is part of transliteracy.
Graphic Design and Infographics
More (from the blog section)
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#1: How-to’s and Tutorials
#3: Resources or Link Lists
#4: Cheat Sheets, Checklists and To-do’s
#6: Controversial Posts
#8: Podcast Show Notes
#11: Guest Posts
#12: Blog Series
here are links to the tools:
http://www.creativebloq.com/infographic/tools-2131971, http://uplifted.net/marketing/top-3-free-generator-tools-to-create-an-infographic-online/, http://www.edudemic.com/diy-infographics/
Caitlin Bagley’s Slideshare presentation:
The primary focus of using infographics is not to teach them how to create, but rather to interpret
dataTeach students not to fear numbers, and how to read it.Before we create, make sure we know how to read critically infographics
What are Infographics? Definition:
- they’re the merging of art and information on charts to highlight specific bits of information.
- Portmanteau of Information + Graphic
Data Sources: where do you get your data from?
From the library dbases:
From the Internet:
US CensusStatistical Ready Reference (Data Planet)
Tools: Piktochart, Infogr.am, Easel.ly
What do you want to achieve?
1.Learn about statistics resources at the library
2.Be aware of the ramifications of bad data.