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After taking this course in “Infographics”, students will be exposed to a powerful, concise way to present information. The course begins with a history of Infographics and the types of infographics used in Business, Education and Industry. Students will be exposed to Pinterest and other web-based sources of infographics.  The course proceeds to an exposure to various user-friendly infographic creation websites. Students will learn the basics of designing infographics and be able to make their own simple infographic.

One-month, Jeff Kritzer, instructor

Agenda

Unit 1:
Introduction to Infographics
-History of Infographics
-Purpose of Infographics
-Types of Infographics

Unit 2:
Web-based Infographics
-Pinterest
-Infographic of the Day

Unit 3:
Deconstructing Infographics
-Sketch a story
-Titles and Descriptions
-Maps, Graphs, Charts and Timelines
-Icons and Pictures

Unit 4:
Make an Infographic
-Piktochart
-Present your infographic


Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

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November 6 - December 1 Add to Cart

$195.00 USD
$195 USD

Ave. hours 16; 1.6 CEUs/ILUs



About Your Instructor


Jeff Kritzer has many years of experience as a quantitative researcher. He has studied applied statistics at the graduate level and has attended the Summer Program in Quantitative Research at the University of Michigan. He has been published in several international and national journals and has developed unique methods for presenting his research. He has a Ph.D in Education and is currently a Professor in Teacher Education at a leading Midwestern University.
 

Directional ArrowsCourse Objectives

  • To introduce professionals to the field of infographics and Data Visualization
  • To teach professionals where to find web-based infographics
  • To teach professionals the types of infographics
  • To teach professionals how to plan an infographic
  • To teach professionals how to make a simple infographic
  • To teach professionals how to present an infographic

Puzzle PiecesCourse Outcomes

   At the end of this course, you will:

  • become familiar with the field of Infographics and Data Visualization
  • be able to locate infographics websites
  • be able to identify the types of infographics
  • be able to make a simple infographic
  • be able present an infographic
Completion Requirements