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October 12, 2014

Top 10 Tips to Use Word Clouds in eLearning

This article offers a look at Top 10 tips to use word clouds in your eLearning deliverables. I'll share just a handful of the many ways that word clouds can help to motivate learners, prevent cognitive overload, and simplify even the most complex eLearning courses.
by Christopher Pappas
November 24, 2013

The 8 Best Free Word Cloud Creation Tools For Teachers

Word clouds are fun ways to get students thinking creatively about any topic. The problem is that it’s sometimes difficult to find the one that best meets your needs. Lucky for you, we’ve taken the dirty work out of it and compiled the 8 best free word cloud creation educational tools for teachers. Utilize these free educational technology tools to get your students’ minds immersed in any new topic.
by Christopher Pappas
November 21, 2012

Word Clouds in Education: Turn a toy into a tool

When it comes to finding the deeper meaning in a text passage, a word cloud is a simple application that you might have seen as a cute bit of fluff rather than a useful academic tool.  Most word cloud programs work in the same, straight-forward way; the more a word is used in the text, the bigger it is shown in the cloud.  A glance at a cloud is an easy way to preview a passage, or to analyze text.  So what does this mean for your courses?  
by Joseph Kern