Essentials of Making Powerful Infographics
Unlock the magic of creating effective infographics fast.
Employ the visual power of infographics in your training –without previous experience or the need for expensive software.
Infographics, when done correctly, increase learner understanding, recollection, and adoption levels. This course will show you how to quickly turn ideas, words, and data into clear, compelling infographics that make complex information accessible. You’ll get practical tips, techniques, and tools to speed up development, and learn the latest trends and the underlying psychology supporting the use of infographics. You’ll also review static and animated infographics from several major... Read More
Infographics, when done correctly, increase learner understanding, recollection, and adoption levels. This course will show you how to quickly turn ideas, words, and data into clear, compelling infographics that make complex information accessible. You’ll get practical tips, techniques, and tools to speed up development, and learn the latest trends and the underlying psychology supporting the use of infographics. You’ll also review static and animated infographics from several major organizations, uncover the tools they use to educate and improve adoption rates for those receiving training, and discuss what works and what does not.
All processes, tips, and techniques shared during the course are applicable to PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, and any other graphics software. Read Less
- Design professional infographics from your ideas, words, and data—from concept to render.
- Apply software tips and tricks to make infographics fast.
- Improve the quality and effectiveness of your content by adding infographics.
- Increase adoption rates using clear, compelling designs.
- Improve your skills by applying what you learn during the program.
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Review Examples of What Works and What Does Not—and Why
Learn the Concepting Process (How to Turn Ideas, Words, and Data Into Powerful Visuals)
Get Concepting Tools Tips and Tricks When Concepting (What Works Best to Motivate and Improve Adoption)
How to Tell a Visual Story
Learn to Work With Subject Matter Experts to Get the Information You Need
Review Trends and Learn Why Trends Occur
Learn Basic Rendering Techniques for Use in PowerPoint and Graphics Software
Get Free and Low-Cost Online Rendering Tools
Learn Advanced Rendering Techniques:
- Styles Balance and Symmetry Vector vs. Raster Color
- Theory Fonts
- Icons and Symbols
- Resolution and Dimensions
- Animations (When Applicable)
Adobe Suite Tips and Tricks
How to Estimate Level of Effort and Schedule to Develop Infographics
This program is for professionals who want to improve learning using clear, compelling graphics. Whether you are a trainer, professor, instructional designer, organization development professional, or graphic designer, this program shares the skills needed to create modern, effective learning materials—fast.
ATD Education programs are designed primarily for learning professionals – trainers, instructional designers, and organizational development practitioners – but also greatly benefit anyone within an organization who is responsible for developing others, from managers to human resources specialists.
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Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive completion for the program and any applicable credits. Please note that viewing a recording will not fulfill the attendance requirement. Participants who fulfill all program requirements will see their completion status reflected on their transcript in the ATD Learning Portal and will receive an email verifying their completion of the program.
ATD requires active participation through the program to receive credit for the class. Active participation includes, but is not limited to, participating in virtual classroom activities, discussions, breakout sessions, and intersession work. Please note that using a tablet or mobile device severely limits your ability to fully and actively participate.
All sessions will be recorded and available in the Learning Portal for participants to review throughout the program for your review.
4.5 Learning Hours
0.45 CEUs awarded
A laptop computer with Wi-Fi capability is required for both face-to-face and online programs. Please do not bring mobile devices (phones, tablets, etc.) in lieu of a laptop. There will be no computers available on-site for participants. Note: You might not have an optimal experience if you are using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge to access your courses. Chrome is the recommended browser.
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