Infographics (or Information graphics) are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly.
Here are a few sites where you can create your own infographics (for free!) that you can easily embed into a post or share through social media (e.g., Facebook and Twitter):
Web Monkey's handy HTML color chart will give you the hexadecimal codes that your browser uses to determine the color to display.
Web Monkey's Code Snippets
Check our collection of scripts and templates for good ideas you may not know how (or may not want to bother) to program.
For those of you with your own websites on the ePortfolio system, you can enter your submission for the Second Annual Macaulay ePortfolio Expo by registering here.
If you don't have anything yet, but would like to enter, it's not too late! You have until April 23rd. Also, don't forget that your ITF is a great resource for help and you can always contact them to discuss and get feedback on your ideas or for technical support.
View the 2011 winning entries here.
For a very brief intro to data collection, analysis and visualization, please use this link.
Stories by Method is a CMU site where you can explore the application of various statistical methods on real-world data. If you’re thinking to use a particular data analysis technique or visual tool, (e.g., histogram or correlation), the website will provide you a selection of case senarios in which they are used.
The linked survey provides some examples for different types of survey questions one may incorporate in a questionnaire. If you’re thinking about collecting primary data with a survey, it may give you some good ideas for question structure and scales.
Posted are dome template options in both Keynote and PowerPoint . Please be sure that your template is a good choice for the types of content that you plan to show (photos, charts, graphs, maps) and that the overall design incorporates the elements of a good poster discussed in your class.
A few examples of text sizes and fonts that would work well for your scientific posters.
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