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Free Virtual Conference for Higher Education

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Wordles and tag clouds: keywords, visual representations of big data

Wordles are a type of the traditional tag cloud typically associated with blogs. Wordles are a type of the traditional tag cloud typically associated with blogs. But they can do a lot more than you think. Wordles help people to represent large data sets visually. They can be used for any sort of text-based document. Read More

Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 3)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr This essay sets forth three specific suggestions for leveraging social media activity in the college environment: (a) Moving assignment posting and peer critique to social media platforms, (b) working harder to enable rich online discussions on social media platforms, and (c) rewriting traditional curricula into social media. In this section, each of these proposals will be discussed in detail, with attention to both the academic literature that supports the proposals and practical recommendations for implementation.Read More