On the wiki page devoted to VizThink’s Visual Learning Group, Brent Schlenker asked others represent the transition from Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0. I contacted Brent a few weeks ago, manifesting my interest to participate. I’ve got something brewing… Peter Stoyko has already come up with an information graphic. It focuses on how social media/Web… Continue reading Visualizing the Transition from Learning 1.0 to Learning 2.0
Slideshare is nifty little tool and some already have come up with eLearning uses for it. Here are two examples or Web 2.0 explained to Gen Y by Gen Y. From the brilliant mind of Sacha Chua, sketched on her Nintendo DS, The Gen Y Guide to Web 2.0 at Work: From another brilliant… Continue reading How Gen Y Operates with Web 2.0
In a recent blog post on Visual Thinking, George Siemens wrote: I’m not a visual person. Ok, not totally true. I’m a visual person, but I lack skills to express myself visually. He then provided a great link to Joan Vinall-Cox’s article on Visual Literacy and Visual Thinking. I wanted to thank him on his… Continue reading When Did We Forget How to Draw?
Nicholas A. Christakis, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., and James H. Fowler, Ph.D. recently published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine entitled The Collective Dynamics of Smoking in a Large Social Network. What is fantastic with this article published online is that there is a page with supplementary material containing an animation entitled: Dynamic… Continue reading If an Image is Worth a Thousand Words, How Much is an Animation Worth?
A few years ago, I discovered Edward Tufte, who has been writing about how to efficiently display information. Here are 2 exerpts from The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983) – click the images to enlarge. I was thoroughly impressed with the multiple examples of clever mix of text and images. It made me reflect… Continue reading Visual Display of Information