Learning Exercise

Analyzing Infographics

This learning activity helps students analyze infographics, and apply their findings to generate their own infographic.

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Exercise

This website showcases effective infographics.

1. Choose two infographics, and compare them using the following rubric: http://www.schrockguide.net/uploads/3/9/2/2/392267/schrock_infographic_rubric.pdf Explain how you came to conclusions for each criterion.  Consider how effective each infographic would be if it used each other's visual approach. 

2. Choose a topioc for an infographic, and storyboard it using a digital drawing or infographic tool. State how the analysis informs your content, layout, visualization, and design decisions. 

Technical Notes

Internet connectivity, online drawing or infographic tool

Requirements

Written comparison of 2 infographics

Digital storyboard of an original infographic

 

Topics

Visual literacy

ICT literacy

Learning Objectives

Analyze an infographic; rconceptualize an infographic; apply infographic principles to generate an original infographic using digital tools

Assessment

Written comparison of 2 infographics: thoroughness, evidence of comparison interpretation and application, use of rubric

Digital storyboard of an original infographic: appropriateness quality of visualizationof identified information, rationale of decisions