Did you know? Facts and Stats

So, I'm a big fan of presenting statistics and facts inside my E-Learning work and always ask clients to provide some facts for me to work with.

What I'd like to ask is the best way of presenting these statistics? I've traditionally stuck with methods such as click and reveal, animation with an accompanying image - but how do you present facts and figures within your projects?

I'm currently working on a Safeguarding module and there is a statistic - As many as 342,000 older people are neglected and abused each year by friends of family.

Let's discuss.

4 Replies
Jackie Van Nice

Well I think you and Bruce have already arrived at the answer; though I'm sure we'd all (except you two!) present it a bit differently.

Meaningful images are the way to go for interest and quick comprehension. For even better comprehension and emotional connection I'd play with some photographic images of elderly people - staying away from anything too canned or clip-arty - so it looks even more unique and really grabs you.

Joshua Roberts

Jackie Van Nice said:

Well I think you and Bruce have already arrived at the answer; though I'm sure we'd all (except you two!) present it a bit differently.

Meaningful images are the way to go for interest and quick comprehension. For even better comprehension and emotional connection I'd play with some photographic images of elderly people - staying away from anything too canned or clip-arty - so it looks even more unique and really grabs you.


Agreed Jackie,

I always like to gather ways that people portray statistics, I think they are a powerful tool to have within a module. I always like to present statistics within a PowToon video when I can, obviously in this regard it helps to have a healthy arsenal of statistics ready to go. However presentation on a slide for single statistics has always been a sticking point. Which is why I've always usually gone for a click and reveal to help with the 'shock' factor.