Discussion: Infographics and Custom Shapes

In this PowerPoint module, we discussed a variety of visual tricks and tips such as inserting images and creating SmartArt graphics. With these tools and a little cleverness, you can also create your very own infographics!

Watch the first video below:

You can also view the transcript for the video “How to Create Infographic Elements in PowerPoint” here (opens in new window).

Discussion Questions

  • What applications might the techniques in this video have?
  • How can you improve your presentations with this feature?

Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.

Learn More

If you are interested in learning more, here are some other videos that build upon the first video to finish creating the infographic:

You can view the transcript for “Step 2: Creating and Masking Effect for Your Graphics” here (opens in new window).

You can view the transcript for “Step 3: Creating the Percentages” here (opens in new window).