Posts Categorized: infographic

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

Posted by & filed under EAP, English Composition, infographic.

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.

Create customized infographics & online charts

Posted by & filed under infographic, Technology.

During Destination 2014, we did a session on the benefits of using infographics in education The session was primarily about curating infographics, but  in doing research for the session, I ran across a free, web-based infographic generator called infogr.am. The idea behind this tool is that you can choose a pre-made template, fill it with your own […]

Infographic: Students Like Social Media

Posted by & filed under infographic, Sparks.

To demonstrate how to post to circles, I put together a short sample video using this infographic. It has some interesting statistics that could be used to spark some interesting conversations about digital shift and how our as teachers continues to change. Enjoy the infographic. http://socialtimes.com/files/2012/03/students-like-social-media.jpg

In a Student’s Lifetime

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The infographic below shows the born on dates for many of the technologies that we take for granted today.  The ages in the circles represent how old students across the grade levels were when the technologies came out. How old were your students when smartphones were created? Click on the image to see the larger version.