This workshop provides an introduction to creating infographics using Piktochart and includes advice on selecting a design, incorporating data, and structuring a story.
1. Participants will view and critique examples of infographics, in order to gain exposure to best practices in infographic design. 2. Participants will utilize the basic features of Piktochart, in order to gain experience employing best practices in infographic design.
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated):
This workshop was created as an offering of the Savvy Researcher workshop series at the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign [http://www.library.illinois.edu/sc/services/savvy_researcher.html]
Suggested Citation:Leuzinger, Ryne. "Infographics Workshop." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2016. https://projectcora.org/assignment/infographics-workshop.
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I really like the exercise
I really like the exercise where you have the students identify the strong/weak elements and generate a list. I did a similar workshop but that part of my workshop was not nearly interactive enough. I plan to use you your example next time. Thanks for sharing this!