Techn'Teach: 2014 MACUL Conference
Infographics for Creative Assessment

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Who: Dr. Julia VanderMolen
When: March 14th, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Room Location: Amway, Haldane

Session Handout: Infographics for Creative Assessment pdf format


Abstract

Infographics are becoming one of the most commonly used methods of conveying information. They can be used to display data, trends, ideas, and much more. Infographics are informative and eye catching images that are beginning to be very popular in classrooms across the nation. As abundant of the types of infographics, are the tools available to build them.

Session Objectives

  • Participants will learn how infographics help students with literacy skills necessary to research, critique, summarize, and communicate information.
  • Participant will learn about the various tools used to create infographics. Tools such as Nerdgraph, Piktochart, and Easelly will be demonstrated.

Session PowerPoint SlideShare




Example Educational Infographics

Education Infographics | Visual.ly
Infographics in Education
Education Infographics by Knewton

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Wordle
Gliffy
Hohli
Charts Bin
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