Surprising Visuals

Monday, November 15th, 2010 Posted in visual learning | No Comments »

Searching for similar images online is an interesting way to explore visual literacy concepts.  Idee's multicolr search allows you to choose and image by up to 10 colors (no upload necessary) while ... Read more..

In a Word Cloud

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

In a recent post, Tech Tools & Pedagogy II – Word Clouds, Marisa Constantinides offers a great review of online "word cloud" applications (such as Wordle) that allow learners to analyze ... Read more..

TouchGraph…in touch?

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

The TouchGraph  javascript app is a nifty little way to explore the how words or websites are related on the web.  Below represents the word "libraryremix."   Specialized TouchGraph apps ... Read more..

Wordle to Visualize Text

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | No Comments »

Need powerful but easy to create visuals?  Start with Wordle, "a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more ... Read more..

Many Eyes…Visualization Democratized.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 Posted in web 2.0 tools | 1 Comment »

Sheila P. introduced me to Wordle, an awesome little Web 2.0 tool that allows students to visualize word usage with a text.  Many Eyes from IBM (still in Beta) is ... Read more..