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ERIC Number: EJ1106376
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2146-7242
Infographics for Educational Purposes: Their Structure, Properties and Reader Approaches
Yildirim, Serkan
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v15 n3 p98-110 Jul 2016
Infographics are one of the new educational environments used to provide information to their readers in a visual way. Infographics are designed to provide information to their readers using various visuals such as texts, pictures, drawings, diagrams, graphs, etc. The use of infographics becomes increasingly widespread both in advertising activities of commercial organizations and educational environments. In this study, the views of those, who used infographics for educational purposes, towards educational effects of infographics are analyzed in addition to educational material, type of infographics, structure and use of infographics preferences. The participants of the study consist of students of Ataturk University, Kazim Karabekir Education Faculty. The study was conducted with a total of 64 participants including 37 female and 27 male students. All participants have the experience of reading infographics. According to the results of the study, participants find infographics instructive and prefer to use them in basic learning processes. In addition, infographics are considered as one of the basic instructional materials and it has been thought that these materials make learning more permanent.
Sakarya University. Esentepe Campus, Adapazari 54000, Turkey. Tel: +90-505-2431868; Fax: +90-264-6141034; e-mail: tojet@sakarya.edu.tr; Web site: http://www.tojet.net
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey