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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Design and Make Infographics (Project-Centered Course) da instituição Universidade Estadual de Michigan

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Sobre o curso

In this project-centered course*, you will create a content-rich infographic on a topic of your choice using Adobe Illustrator (which you can download for a free, 30-day trial). You might choose to create a visual representation of data from the world of sports, entertainment, politics, or science, to explain a business trend or environmental issue, or even to present a theme or development from your personal life. Your finished infographic will engage your target audience and convey information clearly through effective use of design elements such as typography, color, and structure. Whether you’re a graphic designer, a writer or the intern in the department, you’ll learn: • what an infographic is and what makes a good one • how to work within your limits • how to work with a team (if you have one) • why infographics are effective • techniques for spotting data in stories • six valuable steps for planning an effective infographic • how to use and make some of the building blocks of infographics: maps, charts and flow charts • ways data can be visualized to clarify it and give it meaning • how to effectively design a good infographic by effectively using elements like type, color and an underlying grid structure • some free or cheap, online tools for making various kinds of infographics As you work on your project, you’ll learn more about why infographics are effective, what makes a good infographic, and how to plan and design an infographic for maximum impact. You’ll explore various approaches to data visualization, and you’ll practice creating visualizations like maps, charts, flow charts, and simple drawings in your free version of Adobe Illustrator. Please note that if you are new to learning graphics software, making these graphics could take much longer than estimated as you learn and grow. What you’ll need to get started: This project-based course is aimed at anyone interested in understanding, designing, and using infographics - from students and hobbyists to professional graphic designers. We’ll use Adobe Illustrator for some components of the project. If you don’t have access to the full version of Illustrator,you can download a free version at If the free 30-day trial runs out, you can "purchase" it for a month for about $20. *About Project-Centered Courses: Project centered courses are designed specifically to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of like-minded learners providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share. When you enroll in certain courses, you’ll be asked to pay a small fee to share your work with others for peer review....

Melhores avaliações


Oct 25, 2017

Really good! Karl Gude is great and knows how to explain in a clear way. Very useful course if you want to practice your Adobe Illustrator skills, and end up with projects to add on your portfolio.


Jun 08, 2017

Wonderful and intuitive course, great performer. I recommend this course to everybody who wishes to immerse in the world infographics and to receive feedback on his or her progress in design.

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por Tetiana L

Jul 11, 2016

Enjoyed the course very much! Although I didn't pay for the certificate, the course is very useful.

por Kaja W

Jul 20, 2017

Great course I've learned a lot about making infographics and present them in a nice visual manner

por Parimal R

May 19, 2020

Very useful tips given by the instructor for preparing visually good info-graphic illustrations.

por Lovely S

Aug 04, 2020

this is a fun course if you want to take your professionalism and presentation to another level

por 王翔

Jan 20, 2017

A very useful course.

Although some homework is difficult, I really learn a lot from my study.

por Rabiah A A

Mar 07, 2016

Its very clear and concise the structure of the course, i love the way the teacher explained.

por Sheriff O O

Jun 19, 2017

The instructor is very well versed in infographic and very good at imparting the knowledge.

por Polina A

Feb 15, 2018

Very useful course for those who have not been in common with Illustrator at all. Thanks!

por Giselle L

Jun 19, 2017

Loved it. The teacher is clear and the course is very informational. I am glad I took it!

por U A N

May 31, 2020

The course was great because it simplified topics and made sure nothing was intimidating

por Puspita K

Mar 24, 2019

It's practical, clear, and delivered in simple language. Thanks much for the instructor.

por Jill M

May 21, 2018

Loved this class--I learned so much more than I expected to. It was challenging and fun!

por pollo m

Aug 28, 2020

Excelente el curso, aprendes mucho sobre realmente cómo se deben hacer las infografías.

por Camilyn L

Jul 19, 2020

Lectures were informative and interesting. Peer feedback was challenging and rewarding.

por Elsa P

Nov 21, 2017

This is a great introductory course on infographics that challenges the way you think!

por fernando V S

Apr 08, 2016

What can i say...Now i know how to make Infographics...Thanks Karl, Thanks Coursera!!!

por J-Man

Feb 07, 2019

A brief, practical and well led course that teaches you some great skills in no time.


May 23, 2020

It is very interesting. Gives key guidelines to get started in infographic design.

por Jessica R

Jul 15, 2019

Great started course for using Adobe Illustrator and creating a basic infographic.

por Peter S

Aug 07, 2016

I learned a lot. Great teacher great lessons. No slacking a lot of great material.

por John L M

Jul 11, 2020

I really learned a lot and make some good design because of your tips!! Thank you

por Karla G

Jul 10, 2020

Great course - with a great opportunity to practice skills in the assignments!

por Ellen C

Aug 31, 2017

Great Infogrpahics 101 class. The Adobe Illustration CC tutorials are helpful.

por Rajshekhar I

May 15, 2020

Excellent course for making great presentations, brochures, diagrams etc.

por Mohamed Y M

Dec 22, 2017

the good and very nice lessony i love the prof.he is very understandig..