Course Description

Infographics have grown in popularity because they communicate information quickly and clearly. These visual tools represent information, data or knowledge.

In this hands-on course, you will build your ability to use infographics as a learning tool in your curriculum. You’ll discover how to understand infographics and create your own.

You will learn:

  • How to use infographics to help Year 7-12 students understand data, compare texts, express a point of view or summarise learning.

  • How to read and understand seven different types of infographics.

  • How to design, create and publish infographics in any subject area.

  • How to use a range of lesson plans to teach infographics.

 

Audience

Secondary Teachers

 

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level - Know the content and how to teach it - Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area:  Apply knowledge of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area to develop engaging teaching activities,

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking,

3.4.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Select and use resources:  Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their learning.

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Growth Mindset: Improving Teaching and Learning will contribute 4 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework, addressing standard descriptors 3.5.3 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Visualise Data in the Secondary Classroom

    • Our Digital World

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Task: Set a Learning Goal

  • 2

    Module 2: About Infographics

    • Why Teach Infographics?

    • Using Infographics in the Curriculum

  • 3

    Module 3: Reading Infographics

    • How to Read an Infographic

    • Seven Types of Infographics

    • List Infographics

    • Comparison Infographic

    • Flowchart Infographic

    • Visual Article Infographic

    • Map Infographic

    • Timeline Infographic

    • Data Visualisation Infographic

    • Blending Infographic Types

    • Quick Check-In

    • Task: Quick Check-In

  • 4

    Module 4: Creating Infographics

    • Steps to Creating an Infographic

    • Step One - Decide on your Story

    • Step Two - Retrieve Data and Information

    • Step Three - Choose a Type

    • Step Four - Design and Create

    • Step Five - Publish

  • 5

    Module 5: Your Teaching

    • Teaching Tips

    • Teaching Resources

  • 6

    Module 6: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 7

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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