Explaining the Unexplainable: INFOGRAPHICS. Thale Dillon Director, Montana KIDS COUNT Bureau of Business & Economic Research University of Montana--Missoula. “Infographics are essentially any combination of information and image used to tell a story by visually representing data”.
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Director, Montana KIDS COUNT
Bureau of Business & Economic Research
University of Montana--Missoula
any combination of information
and image used to tell a story
by visually representing data”.
(IdealWare)What is anINFOGRAPHIC?
The purpose of infographics is to transform data into eye-catching, creative and accessible visuals that make viewers interested enough to care about your data.Why use INFOGRAPHICS?
Quick and easy to scan
Speaks to heads
As a PREVIEW for a longer report.
To tell a STORY.
Have corresponding expectations.
* Montana KIDS COUNT * Bureau of Business & Economic Research * University of Montana
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“The looks.” Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics”, Dona M. Wong
“Infographics for Outreach, Advocacy, and Marketing: From Data to Design”, Idealware.org
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