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Part One: Planning Your Infographic (Due Wednesday)
Part one of this workshop has two activities. In the first activity, you will answer a series of questions about your audience and purpose. Although you are drawing information from a previous assignment, your purpose and audience may be different for this assignment. The second activity asks you to complete a wireframe sketch and design summary of the content and layout you have in mind for your infographic.
Activity 1: Audience and Purpose
Write a post that answers the following questions:
– Who will be the audience for your infographic? Why did you choose this audience?
– What does your audience already know about your argument? – What information do they need to know?
– What’s in it for your audience? What will they get out of being persuaded by your document?
– What other messages seem to work on your audience? What rhetorical appeals can you borrow from other arguments?
– Where does your audience go to find information?
– What are the primary claims of your infographic?
– What data or information do you plan to use in your infographic? List their sources. Be sure that if you are quoting a source that you put that information in quotation marks. You don’t want to accidentally forget about copying the original source and later include that in your design. Unintentional plagiarism can and does happen this way, so document your sources well even in your planning.
Activity 2: Wireframe and Design Summary
In this activity, you will create and upload a wireframe for your infographic. You will also post a short design summary that summarizes the content of your design.
A wireframe is a visual guide to the layout of a design, that focuses on structure rather than the specific details. You might think about a wireframe as you would about an outline for a paper. In an outline, you write down the main points of your argument in the order you plan to write about. Similarly, a wireframe provides a structural conceptualization of your design that makes it easy to envision the basic logic and content of your argument.
Create a wireframe for your infographic, using basic shapes and labels to frame your design. Label the shapes (e.g., image, table, text) so that your peers and instructor can easily identify the different components of your design. The image below, sponsored by Piktochart and designed by SeeMai Chow from NeoMam Studios, depicts several examples of what a wireframe might look like. As you can see from this image, the shapes used are simple, but the organizational outline of the design is still communicated.
You can design your wireframe using any tool or software you feel comfortable using, including pencil and paper. There are specific programs to create wireframes, which are also fine to use. Just don’t overcomplicate this step. You may even want to include a few different layouts to see how your instructor or peers react to different ways of organizing your research. Upload your wireframe as a PDF file or provide a working link to a URL where your file can be viewed.
In addition to your wireframe, include a brief paragraph(s) that summarizes the content of your design.
Note: Although these layout designs are well thought-out, don’t assume that they are the best or only way to communicate information. You should focus on creating a design that is most suitable for your rhetorical purposes.
the following is a Infographic layout cheat sheet
https://piktochart.com/blog/layout-cheat-sheet-making-the-best-out-of-visual-arrangement/Links to an external site.
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