Visual Maps and Storys
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.
What are some visual maps you are thinking of?
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
My experience lies in art, design and education. I promote and teach Sketching (art), Visual Thinking (design), Storytelling, Sketchnotes (education), Graphic Facillitation.
Visualization - Overview
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
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