Tags // Interactives
25 Awesome Virtual Learning Experiences Online
Ace Online Schools has posted a collection of virtual tours. Cool stuff.
Cathy Moore's list of interactives and e-learning is a handy resource to have at hand when looking for ideas and inspiration.
CanucktionsGeorge Siemens links to this real nice Social Network Analysis (SNA) interactive about the connections that exist between the Greatest Canadians. It explores the connections or nodes in simple visual format.
Communication Arts Interactive Annual 10Really cool interactives listed here. I just wish these came on a CD.
Defining the BarrierNice piece of multimedia journalism this, telling the story of how the Israeli wall in the West Bank is affecting Arabs and Jews living there. [thanks interactiveNarratives]
Interactives at NY TimesSome nice stuff at the NY Times multimedia section. Check out the narrative on subway stories and the Peter Ustinov slideshow.
SFMOMA: InteractivesSFMOMA: Interactives
Two high quality interactives from the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Revised Category ListRevised Category List
I've revised the category listing on elearningpost -- found the last listing too narrow. Here's the new listing:
- Big Picture -- decision making, strategy, leadership, etc.
- Cool Stuff -- cool examples of interactives, websites, resources, etc.
- Education -- e-learning in schools and universities
- Information Design -- IA, usability, experience design, accessibility, etc.
- Knowledge Management -- Well, KM stuff
- Learning Design -- This might be controversial, but I find instructional design too narrow
- News -- facts and stories on the industry
- Standards -- learning standards related stuff
Discovery Channel: First FlightDiscovery Channel: First Flight
Some real good interactives complementing the video on the Wright Brothers' first flight.
Simulative: Tough Times Tough ChoicesSimulative: Tough Times, Tough Choices
Play the Governor and balance a state budget.
elearningpost: Interactive Visual Explainerselearningpost: Interactive Visual Explainers
Digital Web Magazine: The Information Design approach to Web developmentDigital Web Magazine: The Information Design approach to Web development
"Information Design is dedicated to making information as effective as possible. Effective is a carefully chosen word here. In order to be as effective as possible, information must carefully balance a variety of factors, including, but not limited to clarity, relevance, timeliness, amplitude, volume, and differentiation."
Information Architecture will come to play an important role in the design of effective e-learning too. Not so much in the full Flash-based variety, but the regular hybrid variety -- text in structured markup (XHTML or XML) mixed with useful learning additives (smart Flash usage--infographics or interactives) and served for online discussion.
Here are some examples of smart Flash learning additives:
SIGGRAPH 2003: Web Graphics ExpoSIGGRAPH 2003: Web Graphics Expo
Good collection of interactives, done mostly in Flash and Shockwave. There are also some experiments in Web 3d.
BBC Interactives: The BodyBBC Interactives: Human Body
BBC is doing some neat Flash stuff. Check these out.
BrainPOP: SARSBrainPOP: SARS
Real nice overview of the disease. Check it out.
El Mundo: Interactives GalleryEl Mundo: Interactives Gallery
Some real cool stuff here.
MSNBC: InteractivesMSNBC: Interactives
- Some cool ones here. Check out A wireless home of the future.
Guardian Interactives: US War PlansGuardian Interactives: US War Plans
Take a look at this infographic to see the US plans to attack Iraq... "Medical Action for Global Security has estimated that 48,000 - 260,000 people might die as a result of war with Iraq, most of them civilians."
BBC: Surgery on the webBBC: Surgery on the web
A new cyber medical college has been set up in the UK to educate doctors, nurses and other health professionals. From Monday, health workers anywhere in the world will be able to log-on to the internet to learn how to carry out surgical operations or the latest medical procedure.
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