Visual Representations, Typologies & Taxonomies
-Visual Representations of data
Rationale: Why use this sort of “fancy stuff”? Are we here to learn or to be “sold a bill of goods”!! Is there any steak in all this sizzle? What about “chalk and talk”, bla bla bla
Column Five Media, is in fact a design firm specialising in social Public Relations. Isn’t that a bad thing??? Well, if you buy into Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences ideas or just basic neurology, than you may see some value here (for K-12 or higher ed!).
This video sells the idea better than I can (a design firm produced it after all) http://vimeo.com/29684853#
Illustration: This is a link to an infographic that came from an Educause study about students and technology. http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERS1208/EIG1208.pdf.
Information Design Visualisations
David McCandless: Data journalist
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