DigiWriMo Post on Infographics

Infographic by Rachel Stelman
Infographic by Rachel Stelman

Earlier this week, Kevin Hodgson — one of the hosts of this year’s DigiWriMo — shared my guest post on “Navigating in the Age of Infographics.”

Here is a brief snippet from my post:

In their book, Everything’s an Argument, Andrea Lunsford, John Ruszkiewicz, and Keith Walters begin with the simple premise: “[O]ne Fact of contemporary life in the digital age: anyone, anywhere, with access to a smartphone, can mount an argument that can circle the globe in seconds” (5).

And, while the world we inhabit continues to take many sides on many issues, we also now have many new forms of media through which to present these arguments. And, yes, while some arguments can be shared through a Twitter message or a quick picture posted to Insta graph, one other form of argument that takes more time to compose, yet can be immediately understood, is the infographic.

Read more here. And, join in the #DigiWriMo conversation on social media, too!


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