Descriptive Epidemiology Infographic Guidance
Purpose: Infographics can be a powerful tool for sharing important public health information and helping people understand the issues. The purpose of this assignment is to help you develop skills in quickly and simply communicating epidemiologic data in a way that your audience will understand and take away a message portrayed by the epidemiologic data.
You want to make sure your audience understands your Infographic.
- What do you want the audience to understand?
- What do you want the audience to do?
Task: Using the same topic/research for the descriptive epidemiology paper and presentation, you will develop an original infographic that will quickly communicate one aspect about the epidemiology of the topic. This must be your own and not an image cut and pasted from another source. On the infographic you must include the source of your data. The infographic will be designed using the digital tools of your choosing. Piktochart or Canva are great for making infographics and each offer free accounts. Below you will see a list of important resources for helping you develop an infographic, including instructions for setting up a Piktochart account and a tutorials both Piktochart and Canva.
Criteria: To successfully complete this assignment, you should follow the above instructions and meet the deadlines posted on Blackboard and in the course syllabus. This assignment is worth 20 points and will be graded using the infographic assignment rubric.
- Stones, C., and Gent, M. (2015). The 7 G.R.A.P.H.I.C. principles of public health infographic design: A new set of evidence-based guidelines to help the production & commissioning of health infographics for use with the general public. Visualizing Health, University of Leeds.
- Vengage-Visualize Your Ideas. (2019, May 14). How to pick the right charts for your data: Types of graphs and charts. [Video] YouTube.
- Instructor handout: Getting Started with Piktochart
- Piktochart Video. (2017, January 28). Piktochart tutorial: A simple guide to Piktochart for beginners. [Video] YouTube.
- Yes to Tech. (2020, July 28). How to create infographics with Canva. [Video] YouTube.
Descriptive Epidemiology Infographic Grading Rubric
|Criteria for the quality of the content: Each of the following sections will be scored based on the quality. In a high-quality product, the student presents the required information in a clear, coherent manner, and has an excellent command of the subject matter. The infographic: effective data representations include the following:||Quality Ratings 0 Not included 1 Poor Quality 2 Average Quality 3 High Quality Points Possible||Student Score|
|An appropriate heading or clear title, accurate labels; No misspellings, or typos||3|
|Clearly identifies why this audience is identified as High Risk (Relevant data such as Incidence, prevalence stated or clearly implied)||3|
|Clearly conveys what the audience should understand||3|
|Clearly states what this audience can do ( the take away message)||3|
|Information flows in a logical, coherent manner||3|
|Acknowledgement of source of data in APA style||2|
|Constructive comments to 3 peer Infographics based on how you would perceive the information if you were in the intended “High Risk” population||3|
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