Posts Tagged: infographics

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 […]

History of Beer

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Summary:   Students have a hard time making ancient history relevant to their 21st-century lives.  When teaching about the Mesopotamians and Egyptians, two of the worlds oldest civilizations, I like to discuss the history of beer.  It is relevant to the 21st century, and it is informative.  Beer is actually nutritious!  Student learn that humans […]

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 […]

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