Checking date: 03/05/2019


Course: 2019/2020

News information graphics
(13311)
Study: Bachelor in Journalism (212)


Coordinating teacher: FRANCO ALVAREZ, MARIA GUILLERMINA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Journalism and Audiovisual Communication

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Students are expected to have completed
This subject are conected with the use and learning of designing tools linked with the information designing.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
1. Ability to analyze the visual presentation of information in press graphics and infographics. 2. Understanding of computer graphics as a journalistic genre. 3. Techniques for creating information graphics (computer graphics) of medium complexity Skills. Students will learn severals software tools to complete the exercises.
Description of contents: programme
Infographics news media is an introduction to the display of information in the press. Computer graphics, using maps, statistical tables and diagrams and creating icons for the transmission of content, is a discipline that has existed since the birth of newspapers, but only in the last two decades has begun to be studied as a journalistic genre. Traditionally, INFOGRAPHICS has always been mistake associated with illustration and visual arts, but the paradigm is changing thanks to the most serious and journalistic approaches departments graphics of The New York Times, The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune, among others. DEVELOPED COURSE PROGRAM: 1. INFORMATION RETRIEVAL FOR INFOGRAPHICS. 2. BACKGROUND AND VISUAL THINKING. 3. THE SKETCH AND THE DIAGRAMMATIC. 4. INFOGRAPHIC STRUCTURE. 5. TIPOLOGY OF GRAPHICS AND VARIABLES. 6. ICONOGRAPHY AND THEIR FORMS. 6. MAPS, TIPOLOGIES AND USES. 7. COMPLEX VISUAL NARRATIVE. 8. VISUAL NARRATIVES STRUCTURES AND APPLICATION IN MASS-MEDIA 10. VISUALIZATION OF INFORMATION AND STRUCTURES. 11. INFOGRAPHICHS TRENDS.
Learning activities and methodology
Is essential understanding the Infographic in Journalistic Media. By the way the content theoretical and on the other hand adapted the content about of the display and use of infographics in media present.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • CAIRO ALBERTO.. EL ARTE FUNCIONAL: INFOGRAFÍA Y VISUALIZACIÓN DE LA INFORMACIÓN. ALAMUT. 2011
  • CAIRO ALBERTO.. INFOGRAFÍA 2.O.. ALAMUT. 2008
  • CAIRO ALBERTO.. EL ARTE FUNCIONAL: INFOGRAFÍA Y VISUALIZACIÓN DE LA INFORMACIÓN. ALAMUT. 2011
  • CAIRO ALBERTO.. INFOGRAFÍA 2.O.. ALAMUT. 2008
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ GUILLERMINA. LA EXPLOSIÓN INFOGRÁFICA EN EL CONFLICTO DEL GOLFO PÉRSICO.. LATINA COMUNICACIÓN SOCIAL, SERIE COMUNICACIÓN. . 2003
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ GUILLERMINA. LA EXPLOSIÓN INFOGRÁFICA EN EL CONFLICTO DEL GOLFO PÉRSICO.. LATINA COMUNICACIÓN SOCIAL, SERIE COMUNICACIÓN. . 2003
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ GUILLERMINA. INFOGRAFÍA, MAPAS Y VISUALIZACIÓN DE INFORMACIÓN.. DYKINSON. 2018 (EN EDICIÓN)
  • FRANCO ÁLVAREZ, GUILLERMINA.. INFOGRAFÍA PERIODÍSTICA.. ANROART. 2005
  • VALERO SANCHO, JOSÉ LUIS. LA INFOGRAFÍA : TÉCNICAS, ANÁLISIS Y USOS PERIODÍSTICOS . BELLATERRA, BARCELONA.. 2001
  • VALERO SANCHO, JOSÉ LUIS. LA INFOGRAFÍA : TÉCNICAS, ANÁLISIS Y USOS PERIODÍSTICOS . BELLATERRA, BARCELONA.. 2001

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