yo'ULL Bike Safely!

  • Photoshop
  • Expository
  • Maps, Charts, Clip Art

A PSA-style (Public Service Announcement) infographic with the goal of educating the University of Louisiana at Lafayette student body about bike safety. The infographic provides information on

  1. cycling rules,
  2. cycling gear,
  3. theft prevention, and
  4. bike routes around the ULL campus.

"Clip art is simplistic; it keeps the reader interested, and reminds them about the story of the infographic, while still not taking all of the attention from the infographic."

Cheyene

Technical Writing as a Career

  • Piktochart
  • Expository
  • Charts, Clip Art

An expository infographic that introduces college students to technical writing careers.

"Technical writing is not just a class you take in college... My infographic gives college students an idea of what technical writing is about and the career options that are available in that field."

Danielle

Your Brain Needs Sleep

  • Piktochart
  • Persuasive
  • Tables, Checklists, Clip Art

A persuasive infographic that aims to encourage college students to sleep more. The argument progresses along the following lines:

  • Sleep is important for sound decision making.
  • Lack of sleep impacts student grades.
  • Student spend average 4 hours a day on phones, computers, and tablets.
  • Students should sleep to get better grades and better jobs.
The argument suggests that students should give up some of their technology time sleeping. The unstated argument is that if students give up technology time for sleep, they will be better students.

"Research proves there is a direct relationship between sleep and performance in school. This infographic attempts to inform the readers of this relationship and persuade students to make time for sleep."

Eleanor

The Evolution of Automobiles

  • Piktochart
  • Expository
  • Charts, Clip Art, Photographs

An infographic that looks at the history of the automobile. The infographic identifies the most popular car models from 1908 to 2013 and identifies statistics that demonstrate how consumer expectations about cars changed.

"The Evolution of Automobiles effectively outlines some of the basic changes that cars have undergone over the past century. The design is simple and efficient, and text elements primarily serve to supplement visual elements."

Nolan

Crickets: Power Powder

  • Excel
  • Expository
  • Tables, Clip Art

An infographic that demonstrates that crickets are a good protein source.

"The overall design of my infographic is simple but to the point. It compares cricket’s nutritional benefits by using bar graphs to show the potency when compared to food we eat every day."

Joe'l

8 Women Who Changed Nursing

  • Piktochart
  • Expository
  • Timeline, Photographs

A timeline that outlines the history of nursing by highlighting the role 8 women played in the development of the field.

"This is an expository infographic about the eight women who had the most influence on nursing throughout the years. These eight women went through many trials and tribulations in order to form nursing into the career that it is today."

Lacey

BRIC Countries

  • Piktochart
  • Expository, Persuasive
  • Clip Art, Charts, Maps, Tables

An infographic that explains some advantages of investing in BRIC stocks.

The infographic uses a number of sources and progresses logically:
  • defining BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, and China,)
  • demonstrating the value of BRIC investments,
  • comparing BRIC growth to G7 growth,
  • demonstrating BRIC industrial diversity, and
  • providing tips for investing in emerging markets.

"Overall, this project was a great experience for me. I got to do an infographic, something I had never heard of or seen before. I enjoyed doing the designing, the clipart images, and using different colors."

Rashel

Try a Video Game

  • Piktochart
  • Expository, Persuasive
  • Clip Art, Charts, Screenshots

An infographic that attempts to convince adults to play video games.

The infographic builds an argument through facts and statistics. It develops through four frames which make the following statements.
  • Video games are popular internationally and across demographics.
  • Video games develop cognitive skills.
  • There are a variety of games to play.
  • You can even play on the go.
The implication is that there is not excuse not to try to play video games.

"Around 70% of gamers play socially, this statistic disproves the popular opinion that video game players are introverts and do not like socialization."

Mason