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What is an infographic?
  • a visual representation of data, information, knowledge and/or arguments
  • fusion of graphic design and data


Elements of an Infographic

Infographic Elements word grouping


How to Create an Infographic

  • Decide on a topic
  • Research!  Collect data.
  • Plan the most important elements/assets. How will you tell your story with as little text as possible?
  • Create a catchy title to hook your viewer
  • Use an inverted pyramid and sketch out your "story."
  • Decide how best to visualize the meaning of those elements.
  • Develop a thesis/argument.
  • Keep it simple! Keep it clear!
  • Select a color scheme to connect information.
  • Select your font.
  • Make sure your conclusion is evident.
  • Reference your sources.
  • Use Word, Photoshop, Powerpoint, or Comic Life to put it all together


Resources for Research

​Data Search
​National
​Global
​Databases
  • See library page
 

Resources for Making Infographics

​Word Clouds
​Timelines
Charts
​Clipart
​Flowcharts
Misc.
Maps
 

 Samples

Sample infographic on 'statistisc about me'
Sample infographic on the use of technology
Sample infographic about starbucks and McDonalds



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