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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:

Videogamers

Targetaudience:

8thand7thgrades

Toseehowthe2gradesarethinkinginadifferentway.
Mainpointsof
proposedsurveyand
infographics:

2.Inonedetailedparagraph,explainandjustifythereasonswhythereisaneedtoaddressthetopicyou
havechosenthroughtheuseofinfographics.Whydoesyourtargetaudienceneedtoseeyourproposed
infographics?Whatbenefitswilltheygetfromseeingtheinfographics?
Iwanttounderstandhow8thgrade(thebiggerones)thinkdifferentthan7thgrade(thesmallones.)Theyneedto
understandwhyaretheyansweringthisformsbecauseinthatwayicouldseeifthedifferentgradesaffectthedifferent
maturenessofthekids.Theywilllearnthattheyhavedifferentorthesamethinkingastheothergrade.

3.InyourGoogleDrivefolder,createasurveyaboutyourtopic.Thisisthesurveythatyouwillgiveyour
targetaudiencelater.
Postthelinkofyoursurveybelow:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1z7LUy5VSFziBJ9E4jSt9LaKg0f6NsdhrosQNh8AErxY/viewform

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

Completethetablebelow:
Sample
Infographic:

1:Outstanding

2:Average

3:Poorlydone

a.Link:

https://docs.google.com/form
s/d/1z7LUy5VSFziBJ9E4jSt9
LaKg0f6NsdhrosQNh8AErxY
/viewform

b.Layoutand
organization
ofcontent

c.Color
scheme

d.Interactive
features

e.Clarityand
readability

f.Visual
elements
used

g.Accessibility

h.Overall
quality

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.

Orderof
Importance

GuideQuestions
forResearch

SourcesofInformation
(PrimaryorSecondary)
MLAFormat

MainPointsofResearch
InformationGathered

SignificanceofInformationto
YourInfographicsProject

Howdoyouthinkvideo
gamescanhelpyou?

Whydoyouthinkthis
researchisimportant?

Shouldthelowergrades
playmorevideogames
thanthehighergrades?

Howcanvideogames
bebadforkidsata
youngage?

Whoarethemostwho
playvideogames(7or8
grade).

http://www.discovery.com/tvsh
ows/curiosity/topics/bigquestio
ncanplayinggamesmakeus
smarter.htm

Somepeoplethinkvideogames
canactuallymakeyousmarter
[source:ABCNews].Oneofthe
reasonsforthisisthatvideo
gamesrequireyoutomake
strategicdecisions,whichin
turncanhelpdevelop
problemsolvingskillsand
prepareyouforthetypeoffast
decisionsyouneedtomaketo
succeedintherealworld.

DesignBrief:

Answerhere:

In1paragraph,summarize
youranalysisofyourresearch.

In1paragraph,describeyour
proposedinfographics:
a.Whatareyoumaking?
(Briefdescriptionofthe
proposedproduct)
b.Whowillbenefitfromthe
infographics?(Target
audience/users)
c.Howwilltheinfographicsbe
usefultothetargetaudience?
(Purposeoftheproduct)