Create Your Own Infographic!.

By: Abigail Oakley, PhD Student in Writing, Rhetorics, and Literacies 

Try your hand at designing an infographic. Use Piktochart to create a 1 page infographic. Piktochart has lots of clip art, fonts, colors, and graph and chart tools that are easy to use and create awesome-looking.

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On the following pages, you’ll find some sets of facts and statistics that you can use to create your own infographic. As you’re creating your infographic think about what you’re trying to emphasize, and what kind of images and charts or graphs might best represent your message. Keep in mind our definition of visual literacy, and the connections between meaning, images, and text.

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You can use similar facts or stats to tell different stories (this is one of the reasons that fact-checking is so important!). Think about what kind of story you want to tell!

 

 Option 1: Cats & Dogs.

 

Are you an animal lover? Try your hand at making an infographic with some animal facts! Below are some general facts about cats & dogs. As you’re selecting facts and creating your infographic, think about if you’re creating this for cat lovers or dog lovers, and what kinds of images really help your message stand out!

Cat & Dog Facts:

Click the Number at the end of the fact to go to the source.

 Option 2: Coffee & Tea.

 

Are you a coffee drinker, or is tea more your style? Try your hand at making an infographic with some coffee and tea facts! Below are some general facts about coffee and tea. As you’re selecting facts and creating your infographic, think about if you’re creating this for coffee drinkers or tea drinkers, and what kinds of images really help your message stand out!

Coffee & Tea Facts:

Click the Number at the end of the fact to go to the source.

 Option 3: Create a Profile!.

 

Feeling uninspired by cats & dogs and coffee & tea? Maybe you’d rather create something that helps you express yourself!

 

Use Piktochart to create an infographic about you! Think about what aspect of yourself you’d like to share. Are you a champion soccer player? Maybe you make awesome art? Or how about sharing all of the movies and/or video games that you love?

 

Just like the other options, you can create different stories with the same information (in this case, you!), depending on what information you share and what images you use.

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