Session 5: Browsing and Reading

Just a short post this evening. Whilst browsing some suggested links I came across this website that offers some really handy hints and tips on how to incorporate infographics into the classroom. Through the same website I also discovered another useful online infographic tool; Easel.ly. The basic design of this tool is very similar to the piktochart tool however it has a far wider selection of pre defined templates to Continue reading Session 5: Browsing and Reading

Session 5: Data, modelling and simulations: skills and techniques

Today was spent exploring different ways of presenting and communicating data. Firstly we were introduced to the idea of infographics; poster-like information displays which communicate meaning through a combination of images, texts and charts. We were then tasked with creating our own infographic using one of the following online tools: piktochart, infogr.am or visual.ly.

After spending a few minutes browsing the readymade templates provided with each tool Continue reading Session 5: Data, modelling and simulations: skills and techniques