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Saturday, April 1 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Visual communication, organization, and notetaking LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Limit 25 participants.

First workshop is free, additional workshops are $15.

Online Registration: December 5, 2016 - March 17, 2017



This workshop is designed to improve attendees’ use of visuals in organizing, presenting and understanding information so that they are able to retain more information, improve their communication style and more deeply engage audiences.

 

Why is this important?

In a world filled with information, much of which comes to us in a visual manner, it is important to learn techniques that we can use to better synthesize, organize and utilize visuals to be more effective communicators.

 

What should I expect?

We will cover many of the basic principles of using visuals, including:

  • how we process and organize information using visual communication hierarchies
  • best practices for constructing visual narratives
  • creating effective visuals
  • visual notetaking (sketchnoting) - listening for and translating main points into visuals and text.

 

Part of the time will be spent on theory, and the rest will be hand’s on activities. Attendees will have an opportunity to share what they’ve learned with the group.

 

Hand’s on activities:

 

  • Diagramming presentations
  • Organizing information on a page
  • Mind mapping
  • Creating effective icons, designing text, and using visual emphasis
  • Viewing successful examples of visual communication

 

Materials Provided:

Paper, pencils, markers, tablets, source materials (books, comics, art)


For more information, please visit our site - z.umn.edu/vravizcomm 


Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Moss

Rebecca Moss

Assistant Director LATIS, University of Minnesota
I enjoy reading sic-fi and fantasy, playing card and board games, and playing servant to my cats (I'm happy to be a cliché). Lately, I spend a lot of time drawing on the iPad Pro - better screen sensitivity and the Apple Pencil has changed everything - and this brings me joy.
avatar for John Trendler

John Trendler

Curator of Visual Resources, Scripps College
technology, databases, design, art & cycling


Saturday April 1, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Salon C-D

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