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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Periodic Table of Visualization Methods [Net-Gold]

Plenty here to think about...
(source ack. Terri Willingham & Net-Gold):

Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 14:50:54 -0000
Subject: [Net-Gold] E-LEARNING: Visual Literacy

Visual Literacy

See, especially, the Periodic Table of Visualization Methods:
http://www.visual- literacy. org/periodic_ table/periodic_ table.html

This e-learning site focuses on a critical, but often neglected skill for business, communication, and engineering students, namely visual literacy, or the ability to evaluate, apply, or create conceptual visual representations. After this tutorial, students should be able to evaluate advantages and disadvantages of visual representations, to improve their shortcomings, to use them to create and communicate knowledge, or to devise new ways of representing insights.

The didactic approach consists of rooting visualization in its application contexts, i.e. giving students the necessary critical attitude, principles, tools and feedback to develop their own high-quality visualization formats for specific problems (problem-based learning). The students thus learn about the commonalities of good visualization in diverse areas, but also explore the specificities of visualization in their field of specialization (through real-life case studies). They will not only learn by doing, but in doing so contribute new training material for their peers to evaluate (peer learning).

Terri Willingham

Learning is for Everyone

http://www.learningis4everyone. org

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