Posts Categorized: infographic

Speech Anxiety

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Have you assigned students to make a presentation of any sort in class only to find that they are so frightened to speak in public that they “freeze” even if they know the content quite well?  Stage fright is common among college students, so this infographic is meant to help discuss with them some ways […]

$$$ and Sense

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I find that many , if not most, students are initially driven by the dollar, as opposed to passion, when looking at a career. This sobering graphic helps put some of the costs into perspective. It might, just might get some to re-evaluate their choices. http://www.infographicsvillage.com/education/infographic-is-your-bachelors-degree-worth-it.html

Yes Comma, No Comma

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The serial comma, also known as the Oxford comma, always sparks a discussion among the teachers, and its rules are not well represented in the textbooks. That creates more confusion in the classroom. This poster makes some clarification when the Oxford comma can be omitted and why.

Thou Shalt Not…

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Author: Margaret Gonzalez Discipline: Speech Communications Title: Thou Shalt Not Commit Logical Fallacies Text:  “A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they’re often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people.”  A fallacy used in a persuasive speech can often kill […]

Most Popular Colleges Infographic

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Business Insider created a map of the U.S. that shows the logo of each university or college that received the most number of applicants for their respective state. You will see UCF, not UF, is the most popular school in Florida. Go Knights! http://www.businessinsider.com/desirable-college-state-map-2014-5

amazon-zilla – Retail Revolution

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This infographic always seems to spark a lively debate about the good and bad points of amazon.  I use it in discussing strategy and the concept of disruption in an industry, which causes all competitors to re-evaluate their business models.  It’s also very useful in a discussion about retailing today. The graphic is available at […]

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain?

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Special thanks to Heidi Ramírez for sharing the following infographic with Circles. Heidi teaches English as a Second Language on Valencia’s East Campus. This infographic describes how writing affects the brain.  Writing acts as a way to destress, relax, and meditate.  In addition, the act of writing triggers the brain to pay close attention to the information […]

Infographic: How to Write an Essay

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Special thanks to Shawn Pollgreen, one of Valencia’s English as a Second Language Professors, who shared the following two graphics with us. To start off, shawn shared this funny graphic (Left) demonstrating the importance of using correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation! She also shared an infographic displaying a lot of helpful information about essay writing, such as […]

Passion for Science Highest in Emerging Countries

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Special thanks to Professors Irina Struganova and Eileen Perez (from Physics and Chemistry) who shared the following discipline specific infographic with Circles. According to them, “Worldwide 89% of students say science is cool, yet only about half consider pursuing career in STEM.” The infographic comes to us from http://news.lenovo.com/ to see a larger copy, click on the […]

STEM Dilemma

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Special thanks to Professors Irina Struganova and Eileen Perez (from Physics and Chemistry) who shared the following discipline specific infographic with Circles. According to them, “Promoting STEM subjects is a national priority to assure American competitiveness  in the 21st century” This infographic comes to us from http://forensicnexus.com/science-infographics-the-stem-dillemma/ to see a larger copy, click on the image below.