- 10% of Final Mark
- Infographics will be printed and displayed in a public setting
- Similar to an academic poster presentation, group members will be responsible for engaging audience members in a discussion about their project, mediated through the project infographic.
- Groups will be assessed on the quality of their infographic as well as their presentation style during the public session
- Understand the purposes of, and potential uses for, infographics
- Cultivate creative visual + oral communication skills
- Disseminate the key findings and implications of your community-based project to diverse audiences
- Visit this site for tips on how to prepare and present in an academic poster presentation format https://nau.edu/undergraduate-research/poster-presentation-tips/
- Refer to detailed instructions in Session Notes on Developing Infographics
- Sign up for a free account on PiktoChart: https://piktochart.com/
- Make sure to create a username and password that can be shared with all group members
- Use the code provided to you from your TA to access the PRO account
- Create an infographic that represents a summary of your community-based project in a visually engaging way, focusing on the following:
- The issue
- Why it matters
- How you approached the issue
- What you found
- Take-home message
- Don't re-invent the wheel! Note that this follows the same format as your proposal and final report. This is an opportunity to integrate feedback from your TA/instructor/community partner and revise and refine your key learnings before having to write your final group report...it's all connected!
- All 24 group infographic posters will be printed and posted in an open public space on campus (location to be determined).
- Community partners, faculty members, and the general public will be encouraged to circulate, review your posters and ask questions.
- Your TA and another individual will assess your infographic and presentation
- 2 group members will be expected to be present at all times to engage with individuals as they approach your poster.
- Prepare an Elevator Pitch (2-3mins summary of your project) and prepare to go into further detail about your project specifics.
- Visit this site for tips on how to prepare and present your Elevator Pitch http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/articles/10.1038/nj7435-137a
- Be proactive! Don't wait for individuals to talk to you.
- Practice, practice, practice.