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ImagePlot visualization software: explore patterns in large image collections

ImagePlot visualization software: explore patterns in large image collections
What is ImagePlot? ImagePlot is a free software tool that visualizes collections of images and video of any size. It is implemented as a macro which works with the open source image processing program ImageJ. ImagePlot was developed by the Software Studies Initiative with support from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA). See your whole image collection in a single visualization. Existing visualization tools show data as points, lines, and bars. Better understand media collections and make new discoveries. Visualize image collections as timelines and scatter plots which display all images in a collection. Visualize change. We include macros which automatically measure various visual properties of every image in collection (or every frame in a video). Visualize image collections of any size. From a few dozens to millions of images. Related:  teaching learning technology

In the Air 21 Map Creation Tools for Students and Teachers Yesterday, I published a review of MapFab which is a fabulous, free, and simple tool for creating maps online. Writing that post got me thinking about all of the other free map creation tools that I've reviewed over the years. Google Maps and Google Earth are my favorite tools for creating maps, but not every school allows teachers and students to download it. Animaps is a service that was built for the purpose of allowing users to create animated Google Maps. Tripline is a service designed to enable anyone to record a trip they've taken or to plan a trip itinerary. Build A Map is a service that allows you to build layers on top of Google Maps. Scribble Maps is a fun and useful application for drawing and typing on Google Maps. Quikmaps is a nice map creation tool that allows you to quickly draw, type, and insert icons on a Google Map without requiring you to have a Google Account. Mapfaire is a free tool for quickly creating maps that contain simple placemarks.

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Free GIS Datasets - Categorised List 3 Tips for Using YouTube Videos In Your Classrom In my workshop YouTube, It's Not Just Cats & Khan Academy I share a lot of tips and tricks for safely using YouTube in your classroom. One of the topics that I always talk about is how to share and display videos. Here are three of the more popular tips from that workshop. 1. ViewPure is a service that allows you to watch and project YouTube videos without seeing the related sidebar content typically seen on You can search for YouTube videos through the ViewPure website. To be clear, ViewPure is not a filter work-around if your school blocks YouTube and it is not a tool for downloading YouTube videos. 2. 3. Another way to create a playlist is to use Diigo. This topic and others like it will be covered in much more depth during both Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps in July.

Downloads Data themes are available in three levels of detail. For each scale, themes are listed on Cultural, Physical, and Raster category pages. Stay up to date! Know when a new version of Natural Earth is released by subscribing to our announcement list. Overwhelmed? The Natural Earth quick start kit (219 mb) provides a small sample of Natural Earth themes styled in in a QGIS document. Natural Earth is the creation of many volunteers and is supported by NACIS. Large scale data, 1:10m Cultural Physical Raster The most detailed. 1:10,000,000 1″ = 158 miles 1 cm = 100 km Medium scale data, 1:50m Cultural Physical Raster Suitable for making zoomed-out maps of countries and regions. 1:50,000,000 1″ = 790 miles 1 cm = 500 km Small scale data, 1:110m Cultural Physical Suitable for schematic maps of the world on a postcard or as a small locator globe.

Computer Assisted Language Learning Computer assisted language learning is becoming increasingly popular. There are several different types of computer assisted language learning: Click Here to get the English Short Stories Book and Workbook Language learning through software Language learning through the internet Language learning through a company and lessons created for you Each type of learning has its advantages and disadvantages. Language learning software From the beginnings of electronically assisted language learning, with records, tapes, and then CDs, we now have computer assisted language learning software. One of the best known companies in this field is Rosetta Stone ( who offer courses in a number of languages, including English as a foreign language. Like many companies who sell computer software to help you learn a language, the courses consist of: Advantages and disadvantages Using the Internet for computer assisted language learning English Vocabulary Activities Easy English Grammar ESL eBooks

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