Over the last four weeks, Jon Becker and I have facilitated a journey for our online students into the heretofore unknown world (for them) of Web 2.0. Our students are all K-12 teachers from three different states in our Education Technology and School Leadership course. After two weeks of typical “schoolroom” topical exploration and discussion, […]
I was on vacation when the Wordle craze started, but I still found it compelling. Thought I would take a look at how it viewed my blog posts for the last month. Pretty, and some interesting words jump out at me.
Those who follow my blog know that I have used Many Eyes and TagCrowd to develop wordcloud visualizations of data in the past. John Krutsch has taken this concept in a natural direction and mashed up one’s Twitter feed with a tag cloud generator. Below is my Tweet Cloud: Tweet clouds have been getting a […]
Back on February 14th while I was heading down to eLearning 2008, Will Richardson made an interesting blog post entitled, “What Do We Know About Our Kid’s Future, Really?“. I commented and have followed the ensuing conversation, which now is up to 73 comments. In our office, we have been using wordclouds to look at […]
These are the slides that I presented at the ITC eLearning 2008 conference Monday. Delicious E L08 View another webinar from Britt Watwood . While you can listen to a narration of the above slides, you might find interesting a neat web application that Barry Dahl used during my presentation to “capture” what was happening. Check out […]
Jeff Nugent blogged a fascinating piece today on knowledge representations through tag clouds. It is a subject we had brainstormed before, but in this post, he shared his reactions to a presentation at ELI by George Siemens and Cyprien Lomas on their use of ManyEyes…a web application from IBM that looked exciting and that I […]