Infographics or information graphics are visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics are used where complex or large amounts of information needs to be explained quickly and clearly. It is like an online version of the poster you might find at school. For a more detailed explanation, take a look at the definition in Wikipedia.
Infographics can help you create dynamic assignments by adding pictorial representations of complex information. For spatial (or visual) learners this is a great way to represent and learn information.
Here is a list of some great resources that will help you create dynamic infographics.
Canva’s infographic maker includes hundreds of free design elements, allowing you to experiment with data visualization like a professional
Visual.ly is a new online application which allows you to create detailed data visualizations and infographics.
A tool for creating infographics from scratch or by using some great templates.
Venngage - another infographic creator
10 Awesome Free Tools to Make Infographics
This website is worth a look. It has an extensive list of online resources to help you create your own infographics.
20+ Tools to Create you Own Infographics
Here is an extensive list of Infographics tools
Kathy Shrock's Infographic Topics
An extensive list of examples to get you started
Gives great advice on the technical aspects like colour selection, layout etc.
Infographic Designs: Overview, examples and best practices
This is an excellent introduction to Infographics. Answers the What ? Why? and How?
10 Great Infographics
Here are some excellent examples of data being presented as an information graphic.