Have you ever used Piktochart?
I had never heard of this resource, until Donna Troka came to our Teaching Training Class to talk about the work of the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence at Emory University. In doing so, she told us about how she was incorporating technology to her own teaching by using infographics. Later in the semester, I did a workshop at the Emory Center for Digital Scholarship and Alan Pike taught how to use Piktochart. I decided to give it a go.
First, I designed a syllabus, or a version of it. But I did something wrong because when I wanted to continue working on it, it was not there. For another course we had to build a timeline of Latin American history with ten major events. It was meant to be the last assignment so we had to really think about it. I used this as an opportunity to experiment with Piktochart. Although I would have wanted to incorporate more minor details that make visual stuff nicer, I think the outcome was pretty good.
Here it is: