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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.

Live Online
Live Online
Credits: CEU 0.45 MORE
Level: Foundational
Role(s): E-Learning Professional More
Language(s): English

Pricing

$495
Member
$695
Non-member
Course Info

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

What You Will Learn
  • 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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The Essentials Series

ATD’s Essentials Series Annual Pass offers a flexible and affordable way to increase your performance via interactive, online learning taught by the industry’s leading subject matter experts.

PROGRAM TOPICS
Topic 1 - Concepting
Why and How Infographics Improve Learning
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
Topic 2 - Rendering and Review
Review Concepts From Previous Session
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 
Topic 3 - Advanced Rendering and Review
Review Designs From Previous Session
Learn Advanced Rendering Techniques:
  • Styles Balance and Symmetry Vector vs. Raster Color
  • Theory Fonts
  • Icons and Symbols
  • Resolution and Dimensions
  • Templates
  • Legibility
  • Legends
  • Animations (When Applicable)
Copyright and Rights-of-Use Law
Adobe Suite Tips and Tricks
How to Estimate Level of Effort and Schedule to Develop Infographics
Who Should Attend

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.

Level: Foundational
Roles: E-Learning Professional, Instructional Designer, Trainer
Language: English
What Our Participants Are Saying
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Dustin Staiger

"My involvement in ATD has given me guidance in a dynamically changing market, while making me more valuable to my organization. Joining ATD has literally been a career-defining decision for me."

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Jane Loda

"I can rely on ATD to present material that is very well constructed, timely, content-rich, and relevant to the challenges workplace learning professionals face every day."

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Cindy Lam

"ATD is an organization dedicated to talent development - with their research and expertise, I trust that their programs can give me what I am looking for to implement within my organization."

Dates & Locations
  • Aug 07-21, 2019
    Live Online
  • Nov 05-19, 2019
    Live Online
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Facilitators
Mike Parkinson

Things To Know

ATTENDANCE

Face-to-Face Courses
Participation in all originally scheduled days of the program is mandatory in order to receive the certificate of completion and CEUs. Participants who miss more than two hours of the entire program will not be eligible to receive the certificate. Participants who fulfill the attendance requirement will receive a certificate at the end of the program.

Online Courses
Participation in all online sessions at their currently scheduled day and time is mandatory to receive a completion certificate and any applicable credits.

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.

For programs with five or more sessions, one missed live session can be made up by listening to the session recording in full. Participants who miss more than one live session will not be eligible to receive the certificate. For programs with four or fewer sessions, attendance at all live sessions is required to receive a certificate. If you meet the eligibility requirements, a certificate will be issued to you through the ATD Learning Portal at the end of the program. All sessions will be recorded and available for participants to review throughout the program for your reference.

CREDITS

4.5 Learning Hours

0.45 CEUs awarded

Up to 4.5 APTD Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

Up to 4.5 CPLP Recertification Points through the ATD Certification Institute.

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