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Multimodal Mondays: Designing an Effective Infographic to Support an Argument

posted: 10.21.13 by Andrea Lunsford

In today’s highly visual culture, it’s becoming increasingly important for students to learn how to read, analyze, and even create visuals. One type of visual that continues to gain prevalence is the information graphic, or infographic. These data visualizations help us to digest complex data and information and are often used in conjunction with research or to present an argument.  Creating an infographic can be a fun and challenging way to help your students understand what makes a particular visual more effective than another. [read more]

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Adding the Visual

posted: 11.20.06 by Barclay Barrios

Have students review the section of the handbook on using visuals and/or visual argument. As they revise their current draft, ask them to incorporate a visual element: a picture, clip art, a table, a graph, or a chart. How does this element change the argument of the paper in its articulation or effectiveness?

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Categories: Argument, Assignment Idea, Document Design, Drafting, Revising, Rhetorical Situation, Teaching with Technology, Visual Argument
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