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Title: Reflecting on Web-readings with Tag Clouds
Authors: Glahn, Christian
Specht, Marcus
Koper, Rob
Keywords: e-learning
informal learning
Issue Date: 18-Aug-2008
Abstract: Tagging has become one of the key activities of Web2.0 applications. This paper analyses the potential of using tag clouds for stimulating and supporting reflection of individual users in informal learning. We introduce the ReScope widget, a Javascript widget that generates a tag cloud, which represents tags on the levels of global and recent usage. The first prototype of ReScope has been used to identify actual use cases for reflection support. In this paper we analyse these use cases and the related design criteria.
Description: Glahn, C., Specht, M., & Koper, R. (2008). Reflecting on Web-readings with Tag Clouds. Conference Paper, Computer-based Knowledge & Skill Assessment and Feedback in Learning Settings (CAF) Special Track at the 11th International Conference on Interactive Computer aided Learning (ICL 2008). September, 24-26, 2008, Villach, Austria.
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