15 reasons why you need to learn how to convey information through graphics.
Because you probably never have had a course about graphics.
Because our educational system doesn't emphasize graphic communication.
3-Rs don't include graphics
You know how to use MS Word better than Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop.
Most of your PowerPoint presentations consist of text.
You can't figure out why PowerPoint graphics don't print well.
You know that graphics are an effective form of communication but you don't think you have a graphic sense to design them.
You think you don't have time to learn those graphic programs.
You think that somebody else can add the graphics later.
But you know that you can't convey to another person in words what you want to express in a graphic.
You don't want to be dependent on others for graphics.
You have to make data understandable,
and, you have a lot of data.
You know that representing data graphically can be very meaningful.
But you don't know how to make meaningful graphics.
You know that you can't get by with reports that consist only of text
Graphic Editing with Illustration Software
Illustrator Links Page
Advanced Curves and Circles
Line Tracing a raster graphic
Tracing an image
Text in a box
Text along a curved line
Extracting outline map of a state
Importing ESRI ArcView Map
AutoCad to Illustrator
Pie graphs with Illustrator
Line graph with Illustrator
Qualitative Choropleth Map Examples
Making a qualitative choropleth map
Geography Standard 1: Maps
Geography Standard 2: Mental Maps
Methods of Forming Mental Maps
Online Method to World Regional Geography
Making a Webpage
The Standard Template File
Writing and Formatting Text Pages
Searching the Web
Panorama Picture Page
Interactive Quiz Page
Map Quiz Page
Internet Map Resources for Education
How to find maps
How to evaluate map quality
Mapping where you live
Finding your latitude / latitude
Maps of the Physical Earth
Map of Current Sunshine
Map of Current Temperature
Maps of the Human Earth
World Population Density
US Population Density
Interactive and Animated Maps for the Web
Setting Up the Work Environment
Tour of Maps on the Web
Introduction to HTML
Making a Clickable Map
Virtual Reality Modeling Language
Multimedia, GIS & the Web
Introduction and Set-up
Multimedia, Maps on the Web, and HTML Authoring
Map Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Clickable Images
Animation on the Web
Open Source Tools for Online Mapping
Windows and Linux server software
Making the "index.html" file
Working with OpenOffice tools
Using Java applets for mapping
Integrating Flash with ArcView and ArcGIS
Integrating data from ArcView and ArcGIS