Vizualisation Part 2. Agenda 1.How the brain takes in information 2.Epistemology 3.Visualisation – Historic 4.Visualisation – Modern 5.Visualisation –
Published byModified over 6 years ago
Presentation on theme: "Vizualisation Part 2. Agenda 1.How the brain takes in information 2.Epistemology 3.Visualisation – Historic 4.Visualisation – Modern 5.Visualisation –"— Presentation transcript:
Agenda 1.How the brain takes in information 2.Epistemology 3.Visualisation – Historic 4.Visualisation – Modern 5.Visualisation – Data 6.Visualisation – Technical 7.Visualisation – Mapping 8.Excercises
Visualisation & Mapping Visuals long been used in academia and teaching for their associative and visual qualities. Maps… o make things easy to find o chart paths to get places o show us where things are and how to get from one place to the next o link things together o reveal how things are connected
Mind Maps One of most well known and simple ways of connecting ideas together Tony Buzan - 1970's Realisation the mind responds extremely well to colors, images, key words and associations Diagram of connected items - 'free association'
Concept Maps More complex and powerful form of mind mapping o a collection of nodes, connected by lines that define their relationship to one another o sets out a network of things/ideas/items that are related o a tree and branch like structure Pioneered by Joseph Novak
Concept Maps Novak interested in understanding how humans learned Based on David Ausubel’s theories o Ausbel’s work based on Jean Piaget's work on constructivism most important single factor influencing learning is what the learner already knows new knowledge consciously and deliberately added onto the old Graphically representing a person's knowledge of a concept, can better understand how it was accumulated Result = simple but powerful map of concepts, or “concept map”
Hyperlinking Technology-assisted mapping o computer equivalent of “associationism" o "an associative index" - Dr. Vannevar Bush (1945) o Project Xanadu - Ted Nelson "hypertext" (1963) www.xanadu.net o hyperlinks overcome the constraints of time, space, geography, retrieval, etc.