In this episode, we'll be delving into educational infographics. We'll discuss their visual appeal, functionality, and how they can enhance students' learning experiences. Dr. Sam Fecich provides a practical example of using infographics in education and guides you through creating stunning infographics using the popular tool Canva. You'll learn how infographics can help educators and students transform complex information into engaging, digestible content. Let's dive in and explore the possibilities!
Using Infographics in Education
One effective method of promoting the development of summarization and content presentation skills in students is using infographics as a teaching tool. This can be achieved by assigning students to summarize research articles using infographics. By doing so, students are allowed to read and comprehend complex materials and effectively communicate their understanding through a visually engaging and informative medium. This approach facilitates the acquisition of valuable skills, promotes creativity, and fosters a deeper understanding of the subject matter.
Creating Infographics with Canva
As an educator, you may find Canva to be a useful tool. Let's explore what Canva has to offer and concentrate on creating infographics. When creating an infographic, ensuring that the template matches the content is crucial. Discover how to personalize your template by modifying text, images, and layout.
Sharing Your Infographic
Download as JPEG for social media sharing and PDF for readability. Use the Magic Switch feature to resize.