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Packaging Digital Information for Enhanced Learning and Analysis

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With higher education turning towards data analytics as the next big advance in technology, it is important to look at how information is gathered and visualized for accurate comprehension, analysis, and decision-making. Packaging Digital Information for Enhanced Learning and Analysis: Data Visualization, Spatialization, and Multidimensionality brings together effective practices for the end-to-end capture and web based presentation of information for comprehension, analysis, and decision-making. This publication is beneficial for educators, trainers, instructional designers, web designers, and graduate students interested in improving analytical tools.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. Preface
    1. AN INFORMATION-CENTRIC WORLD
    2. DIGITALLY PACKAGING RAW DATA
    3. TARGET AUDIENCE
    4. AN OVERVIEW OF THE CONTENTS
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Principled Strategies in Packaging Digital Contents
    1. Chapter 1: Making Health Information Personal
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. PREVENTING ILLNESSES AND INJURIES THROUGH THE MODIFICATION OF BEHAVIOR
      3. A “RELEVANCE GAP” IN HEALTH INFORMATION: THE PROBLEM OF RELATING GENERAL INFORMATION TO PARTICULAR EVENTS
      4. CHAPTER OVERVIEW
      5. THREE WAYS OF LEARNING FROM PARTICULAR EVENTS
      6. USING ANECDOTES EFFECTIVELY IN SAFETY AND HEALTH MESSAGES
      7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: More than Just Data
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE IMPORTANCE OF MOTIVATION
      4. USE OF MULTIMODAL EXAMPLES
      5. THE NEED FOR FEEDBACK
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Branching Logic in the Design of Online Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN VARIATIONS ON BRANCHING LOGIC
      5. BRANCHING TYPOLOGIES IN CURRICULUMS
      6. DIGITAL LEARNING OBJECTS (DLOS)
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 2: Innovative Technologies and Techniques in Packaging Digital Contents
    1. Chapter 4: Weaving Web 2.0 and Facial Expression Recognition into the 3D Virtual English Classroom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. WEB 2.0 AND LANGUAGE LEARNING
      5. VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS AND LANGUAGE LEARNING
      6. INTEGRATION OF WEB 2.0 AND VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR LANGUAGE LEARNING
      7. THE ROLE OF CONSCIOUS AWARENESS IN LANGUAGE LEARNING
      8. SYSTEMATIC DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
      9. INCORPORATION OF WEB 2.0 TOOLS INTO VEC3D 5.0
      10. INCORPORATION OF FACIAL EXPRESSION RECOGNITION INTO VEC3D 5.0
      11. CURRICULUM DESIGN
      12. THE POSSIBILITY OF BLENDED SOLUTIONS
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 5: Utilizing Augmented Reality in Library Information Search
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AR IN LIBRARY INFORMATION SEARCH
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 6: E-LearningFacultyModules.org
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. OVERVIEW
      3. 4. IMPLEMENTATION OF E-LEARNINGFACULTYMODULES.ORG
      4. 5. LAUNCH STRATEGY
      5. 6. CLOSING COMMENTS
      6. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 7: Multimodal Mapping of a University’s Formal and Informal Online Brand
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
      5. NODEXL OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE TOOL
      6. KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY IN SOCIAL MEDIA
      7. SOCIAL SHARING CONTENT ANALYSIS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
  11. Section 3: Packaging Digital Contents for Perspective and Analysis
    1. Chapter 8: Visualization of High-Level Associations from Twitter Data
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. THE TWITTER GENERALIZED RULE VISUALIZER
      5. EXPERIMENTAL VALIDATION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: Information Visualization Techniques for Big Data
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. TRENDS IN DATA VISUALIZATION
      3. 2. ASPECTS OF SPATIOTEMPORAL DATA
      4. 3. TECHNIQUES FOR ANALYZING AND LEARNING FROM BIG DATA
      5. 4. CASE STUDIES OF THEMATIC MAPS
      6. 5. EFFECTIVE PRACTICES FOR INTEGRATIVE INFORMATION VISUALIZATION
    3. Chapter 10: Using Social Network Analysis to Examine Social Hierarchies and Team Dynamics on Instructional Design Projects
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOME LIMITS TO THE STUDY
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. A NOTE ABOUT THE CHAPTER’S ANNOTATED SOCIAL NETWORK DIAGRAMS
      9. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 11: Beyond Surface Relations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
      4. THE SOFTWARE TOOL: MALTEGO RADIUM
      5. ELECTRONIC NETWORK ANALYSIS IN ACADEMIA
      6. MACHINES
      7. SOME LIMITATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 4: Cases in Real-World Packaging of Digital Contents for Learning
    1. Chapter 12: Immersion and Interaction via Avatars within Google Street View
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ROLE OF ATTITUDES IN CULTURAL LEARNING
      4. WAYS TO LEARN CULTURE
      5. CULTURAL SIMULATIONS AND LEARNING IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
      6. CULTURAL LEARNING TASKS AND THE CURRICULUM
      7. A CASE STUDY
      8. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      9. IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 13: How Digital Media like TED Talks Are Revolutionizing Teaching and Student Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. STUDENT LEARNING IN THE 21 CENTURY
      3. HOW STUDENTS USE TECHNOLOGY TO LEARN
      4. TED’S MEMETIC TRANSFORMATION
      5. HOW TECHNOLOGY IS MOVING FROM AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL TO TRANSFORMATIVE PEDAGOGY
      6. CREATING A TEMPLATE FOR LEARNING USING TED TALKS
      7. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION VALUE RUBRIC
      8. INTEGRATIVE LEARNING VALUE RUBRIC
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 14: Structuring an Emergent and Transdisciplinary Online Curriculum
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. BARRIERS AND BRIDGES TO TRANSDISCIPLINARY WORK
      5. BUILDING A ONE HEALTH COURSE
      6. THREE AREAS FOR AN EMERGENT COURSE CURRICULUM
      7. PROLIFERATION OF ONE HEALTH IDEAS
      8. LEVELS OF ABSTRACTION FOR MIXED DISCIPLINARY WORK
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. APPENDIX A
  13. Section 5: Digital Packaging for Young Learners
    1. Chapter 15: Identification and Analysis of Primary School Children’s Knowledge Acquisition
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VISUALIZATION
      4. LEARNING WITH MULTIMEDIA
      5. THE CASE STUDY: AALBORG ZOO
      6. HOW WE MEASURE THE USER
      7. WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS
      8. VISUALIZATION OF THE USER
      9. DISCUSSION
    2. Chapter 16: Evaluating a Technique for Improving Letter Memory in At-Risk Kindergarten Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LETTER NAMING
      4. LETTER IMAGING
      5. DISTINCTIVE FEATURES
      6. METHOD
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors