DESIGNING INFOGRAPHICS

COURSE OUTLINE

1. Trainer and Course Introduction

i) The ‘WHY’ of Infographics : Illustration & Communication Design

2. Learn What Is Infographics

i) What is Infographics and what makes a good one

ii) How to work within your limits

iii) How to work with a team (if you have one)

iv) Why infographics are effective

v) Techniques for spotting data in stories

vi) Six valuable steps for planning an effective infographic

3. Purpose of Infographics

i) How to use and make some of the building blocks of infographics: maps, charts and flow charts

ii) Ways data can be visualised to clarify it and give it meaning

iii) How to effectively design a good infographic by elements of: type, colour, underlying grid structure

4. Planning and Outlining

i) Things that you need to know about infographics

ii) Plan an infographic

iii) Sketch a layout of your infographic

iv) Learn to make a chart: bar, line and pie maps to pull them all together into an infographic

v) Learn what kind of data each one is used for

vi) Some things you shouldn't do with them

5. The Types of Infographics

i) Sequence of events: alphabetical/numerical/chronological

ii) Map components: visual variables

iii) Types of maps & Type on maps

iv) Drawing roads and info pointer boxes on maps that aren't awful

6. Make an Infographic, NOW!

i) *GUIDED PRACTICAL WORK FOR 1 HOUR*

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This project-based course is aimed at anyone from students to working professional who requires:

  • Easy graphics-based presentations

  • Designing & using graphics

  • Presenting information effectively

  • Their work to be remembered

RATIONALITY

Since infographics exploded onto the graphic design scene about ten years ago, they’ve become a staple for communication in classrooms, in the workplace, and across the web:

  • Quick overview of topic with infographics

  • Explain a complex process in a simple manner

  • Graphics and images are widely accepted, understood, and simple

  • Often used method in training employees

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Be able to communicate their ideas in a graphical format with clarity

  • Creating a new perception of the same mundane/boring data

  • Organise Information in useful manner, [distribution & future referencing]

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