Visual Maps and Storys

March 5, 2019

Jason Toal - Teaching and Learning Centre

Your Challenge - Map the system

Map the System is a global competition that challenges you to think differently about social and environmental change.

Assingment

What are some visual maps you are thinking of?

  • Diagrams
  • Infographics
  • Posters
  • Comics
  • Presentations

2018 winners

The Opioid Crisis in Canada
by Roisin Dillon, Mount Royal University, Canada

Premature Birth: Supporting Parent & Infant Well-Being in Australia
by Luna Baby, University of Melbourne, Australia

Mental Health in Second Generation Canadians
by Bridging the Gap, Simon Fraser University, Canada

My Experience - "Going Visual"

My experience lies in art, design and education.  I promote and teach Sketching (art), Visual Thinking (design), Storytelling, Sketchnotes (education), Graphic Facillitation

Visual Practice

My experience lies in art, design and education.  I promote and teach Sketching (art), Visual Thinking (design), Storytelling, Sketchnotes (education), Graphic Facillitation.

 

Slideshow

Visualization - Overview

Visual Analogies

The key to  communicating visually is finding ubiquitous visual symbols that need no verbal explanation.

How to find the best visual analogy?

Follow there 5 principles:

1. It looks familiar to most of people

2. It has a structure

3. It matches your narrative’s structure

4. It is visible (something that can be seen)

5. It is visual (something that is easy to see)

 

The work of Edward Tufte

Charles Joseph Minard's Carte Figurative illustrates facts related to French Invasion of Russia1812.

Nielsen Norman Group

World Leaders in Research-Based User Experience

More to Explore

What is a 'jam'?

...a process of rapidly brainstorming and prototyping

Icon jam instructions

Number your index cards (#1 - #?)

 

Wait for prompt

 

Draw for 30 seconds

 

Gallery walk

Lets draw!

Lets walk!

THANKS!

Mapping the visual - redux

By Jason Toal

Mapping the visual - redux

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