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Name:ChrisODonoghue

Date:8/25/14
Unit1.Infographics
CriterionA.InquiringandAnalysing

DesignSituation:
Afteradministeringasurveytoaspecifiedgroupofpeopleincampus,youwillbecreatinganinfographic
basedontheresultsofyoursurvey.Yoursurveyshouldbeanytopicthatisrelatedtohowpeopleuse
technology.

Example:
Topic:FacebookUsageinAISMMiddleSchoolStudents(6th8thGrade)
Targetaudience:Middleschoolstudents(6th8thGrade)
MainPointsoftheSurveyandInfographics:
1.HowmanyFacebookusersarethereamongstAISMmiddleschoolstudentsintermsof:
a.gender(malevs.female)
b.gradelevel(6thvs.7thvs.8thgrade)
c.agerange
d.nationality/citizenship
e.levelofactivity(inactive,rarelyactive,moderatelyactive,highlyactive)
2.WhatarethemainpurposesofusingFacebookformiddleschoolstudents?
3.WhatdevicesdotheyusetoaccessFacebook?
4.HowdoestheirusagecomparetoglobalstatisticsofFacebookusers?

PartI:
1.Completethetablebelow:
Topic:

Peoplein8thand9thgradethatuseinstagram,Amountofgirlsvsboys

Targetaudience:

8thand9thgraders

ThemainpointsarethatIwanttoseehowmanyboysandhowmanygirlsin8thand9th
Mainpointsof
proposedsurveyand gradeuseinstagram,andthencomparetheresults.
infographics:

2.Inonedetailedparagraph,explainandjustifythereasonswhythereisaneedtoaddressthetopicyou
havechosenthroughtheuseofinfographics.Whydoesyourtargetaudienceneedtoseeyourproposed
infographics?Whatbenefitswilltheygetfromseeingtheinfographics?

ThereareacoupleofreasonswhyIneedtoaddressthisprobleminainfographicformat.Thefirst
problemisbecausealotofpeoplewanttoseehowlongtheyarespendingoninstagram,andseeifthey
likeitmorethanacoupleofothersocialmediawebsitesorapps.Theyalsomightwanttoseeifyou
spendmoretimeonitthatyoumightlikeitmoreorotherthingslikethat.

3.InyourGoogleDrivefolder,createasurveyaboutyourtopic.Thisisthesurveythatyouwillgiveyour
targetaudiencelater.
Postthelinkofyoursurveybelow:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1yvjYqizPX_48MftNguEwKo_GoA65Wo0aUaOLd3rXCe0/viewform?usp=
send_form

4.Analyseatleast3differentexamplesofinfographicsaboutmediaand/ortechnologyuse.
Lookfor1welldoneproject,averageandpoorlydone.
Samplelink:http://graphs.net/infographicsonmedia.html

Completethetablebelow:
Sample
Infographic:

1:Outstanding

2:Average

3:Poorlydone

a.Link:

http://graphs.net/wpcontent/
uploads/2013/12/4.ADayin
theInterent.jpg

http://graphs.net/wpcontent
/uploads/2013/12/2.social
mediasimpactonrelationsh
ips.png

http://graphs.net/wpcon
tent/uploads/2013/12/1.
Howsocialmediaischa
ngingtheworld.jpg

b.Layoutand
organization
ofcontent

Verywelllaidout,interesting
picturesandothercontentis
eyecatching,informationis
shortandbrief

welllaidout,somethings
catchmyeye,information
pointsarelong

Verymessy,theyget
frompointtopointby
juststuffingthem
together,Fartoomuch
text

c.Color
scheme

veryprettyandthecolors
workwelltogether

somevariationincolor,my
personalpreferencewould
betouseothercolours

Toomuchblue

d.Interactive
features

notknown

notknown

notknown

e.Clarityand
readability

Veryeasytoread,pointsare
veryclear

quiteeasytoread,points
areabitsmall

textisfartoosmall,too
muchinformationgoing
everywhere

f.Visual
elements
used

Manyjpegsusedtoaidin
understanding

somepicturesusedtohelp
understanding

alotofveryuseless,not
veryprettypictures

g.Accessibility

Notknown

notknown

notknown

h.Overall
quality

Excellent

welldone

badlydone

PartII.Research
Instructions:
a.Listatleast5guidequestionsforresearchaccordingtotheirimportance(#1Mostimportant).
Thequestionsmustbeaboutyourtopic,youraudience,ortoolsandtechniquesformakinginfographics.
b.Lookforprimaryandsecondarysourcesthatyoucanusetogatherinformation.CiteyoursourcesinMLAformat.
Primarysources:interviewwithpeers,expertsetc,surveys,actualproductinformation,etc.
Secondarysources:websites,books,journals,magazines,videos,podcasts,TVandradioshows,etc.
c.Brieflysummarizethemainpointsofyourresearch.
d.Discussthesignificanceoftheresearchinformationtoyourinfographicsproject.

e.Putallyouranswersinthetablebelow.

SourcesofInformation
(PrimaryorSecondary)
MLAFormat

Significanceof
InformationtoYour
InfographicsProject

Orderof
Importance

GuideQuestions
forResearch

Howmuch
InformationwillI
beabletogather?

notknownyet.
O'Donoghue,Chris.
"SurveyOnInstagram."
GoogleDocs.
Google.com,27Aug.
2014.Web.27Aug.
2014.
<http://goo.gl/krXFvu>.

Whatusewillthis
betothetarget
audience?

O'Donoghue,Chris.
"SurveyOnInstagram."
GoogleDocs.
Google.com,27Aug.
2014.Web.27Aug.
2014.
<http://goo.gl/krXFvu>.

Itwillshowpeople
whatinstagramislike
andthestatsaboutit.

Whatisthebest
tooltogatherthis
Information?

"ToolstoGather
Information."Personal
interview.27Aug.
2014.

Iwillusealotofgoogle, Icanseethe
andmygooglesurvey
differentallthe
todothis.
differentresponses
andotherthingslike
that.

Whatwillthestats
beinthis
comparedto
worldwide?

"ToolstoGather
Information."Personal
interview.27Aug.
2014.

Itwillshowpeople
whatinstagramislike
andthestatsaboutit.

Whattoolsarethe "ToolstoGather
besttocreate
Information."Personal
this?
interview.27Aug.

2014.

MainPointsofResearch
InformationGathered

IfIdontgather
enoughinformation
Iwontbeableto
presentthatmany
factscomparedto
theonesworldwide.

Icanseeiftheyuse
italot,andcompare
ittotheother
groups.

Icanseeiftheyuse
italot,andcompare
ittoothergroups
worldwideand
locally.

Usuallyinfogramor
Itwillbeeasierto
powtoonsorothertools manipulateand
likethat.
madetomyand
otherpeoples
liking.

DesignBrief:

In1paragraph,
summarizeyour
analysisofyour
research.

In1paragraph,
describeyourproposed
infographics:
a.Whatareyou
making?
(Briefdescriptionofthe
proposedproduct)
b.Whowillbenefitfrom
theinfographics?
(Targetaudience/users)
c.Howwillthe
infographicsbeuseful
tothetargetaudience?
(Purposeoftheproduct)

Answerhere:IwanttoknowthebasicInformationofthepeoplewhowanttoanduseInstagram.Iwantto
findoutwhatgendertheyare,andhowoftentheyuseit.Ialsoneedtoseehowmanypeopleanswermy
surveyandIalsoneedtoseehowmuchinformationicangather.

Iammakingapowtoons,orsomethingelselikethat(mostlikelyanotheronlinetool
thatweusedinclass).Peoplewhowanttoknowmoreaboutinstagraminmygrade
andothergradeswillhavemoreinformationtobaseresearchoffofandthingslike
that.Peoplewillwanttobaseresearchoffmyinformationforthingslikethat.