Combining animated GIF’s into Infographics makes them more eye-catching and keeps the attention of those who are easily distracted (SQUIRREL!). These sites showcase how this technique can be used to create compelling presentations of data, and could inspire students to challenge the static PowerPoint slide: www.gifographic.co.uk www.dailyseoblog.com/gifographics/ blog.visual.ly/animated-gif-infographics
Posts Tagged: infographics
Aside from being funny, this is also an attention grabber when explaining information to students. Why is this information true? What behaviors lead to this? Why was a line graph used instead of a pie chart or bar graph? Be creative, I’m sure you can find a fun way to use this in your class […]
Infographic: (approx. 45 minutes with discussion): We’ll discuss D.R.O.P. and the importance of properly preparing for test taking, i.e., arriving early for any changes or corrections from instructor, reading directions twice, and not leaving any blanks.
Name: Nancy Maurer Discipline: History Intro: Here are the two pieces of media which I will be using in my classes for Fall 2014 on the Cuban Missile Crisis. Image: http://www.juhaliede.com/poster3.html Video: YouTube video sponsored by the Massachusetts School of Law (3:38) Here is the embed link:
Introduction: Brain is an organ with more than 85 billion neurons and 10-50 trillion neuroglial cells to support these neurons. This organ with numerous numbers of cells only weights about 3 lb in adults. Each one of its neurons forms approximately 1000 synapses with other neurons. Brain is such a complicated, organized, amazing organ that […]
Introduction: My name is Nancy Maurer and I teach American history, 1492-1877 (AMH 2010.) This is a lesson plan for Mercantilism. Mercantilism is an economic system used by European nations in the 17th and 18th centuries. The British implemented mercantilism in the American colonies using a series of acts called the Navigation Acts. While mercantilism […]
College Students are always looking for a quick fix. A works cited page in MLA format is required for almost every college level English and humanities paper, so this can be very useful. This is a quick reference guide for writing a works cited page in MLA format illustrates the correct order of information and […]
“Memory” and your “Mindset”. Mnemonic devices are good for memory such as: acronyms, visualizations, rhymes, and chunking. Cool ways to an innovation mindset
Thanks to Ann Testa for this edition of the ASAPScience video blog. Lots of interesting information on how the brain works. Are video games a waste of time or can they make you smarter?? Does the cognitive function in your brain increase after playing video games?! The video provides some interesting brain exercises.
Deb Hall Title: A Lazy Electron Wake-up Call around Series-Parallel Circuits Class: EET 1214C Introduction to Engineering Technology Introduction: I selected this particular topic because many of my students seem to find measuring current within a circuit to be most challenging. I think that these tools might help engage my audience because it will capture […]
If you are excited about the idea of making your own infographics, but all your ideas require an upgrade from the free services, here is an easy to follow video that shows how to use power point and pixler.com editor. I am going to make my own video soon, so this will be updated.
To demonstrate how pointers are used in the C programming language to create a linked list, where one item contains data and a pointer, which stores the memory address to the next item in the list. http://img.c4learn.com/2010/02/Addres-and-Linked-List-Node-Strucutre-in-Programming.jpg
A lovely guide to evaluating the credibility of websites. It shows how to identify the domain of the website and some great steps to find out who is also linking to this particular site. It could be very helpful in evaluating web resources.
With special thanks to English professor Ashley Miller comes this infographic that illustrates multiple dialogue tags that students can use in place of “said” to indicate who is speaking. The list could serve as a quick and useful tip sheet to refer to when writing essays.
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 […]