The Gulf/2000 Project - SIPA - COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Maps and Statistics Collections All maps and their accompanying texts that are hosted by this Gulf/2000 web site are original, authored and produced by Dr. Michael Izady who retains exclusive copyright to them all. They are frequently upgraded by him as well as new ones being posted. Neatline.org Neatline is a lightweight, extensible framework for creating interactive editions of visual materials – maps, paintings, photographs, and anything else that can be captured as an image. Built as a plugin for Omeka, a collection-management framework developed by the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, Neatline adds a digital map-making environment that makes it easy to represent geospatial information as a collection of “records” plotted on a map, which can be bound together into interactive exhibits that tell stories and make arguments. Designed for scholars, archivists, journalists, and students, Neatline provides a flexible set of tools that can be adapted to fit the needs of a wide range of digital mapping projects. For documentation, head over to the project Wiki.If you found a bug or thought of a new feature, file a ticket on the issue tracker. Here are some examples of the kinds of projects that could be built (or have been built!)
Home » Edynco We were searching for a cloud based solution for different delivering of educational contents and for testing the students' understanding of it. Our requirements were: easy to use, flexible and aesthetic tool. So we found Edynco. Petra Ilar, editor at PlanetGV, business training Ltd In recent years I tested many educational technologies with my students.
JuxtaposeJS - Knight Lab Projects What it does JuxtaposeJS helps journalists tell stories by comparing two frames, including photos and gifs. It’s an adaptable storytelling tool that is ideal for highlighting then/now stories that explain slow changes over time (growth of a city skyline, regrowth of a forest, etc.) or before/after stories that show the impact of single dramatic events (natural disasters, protests, wars, etc.). By way of example, look at the change Sochi underwent between 2005 and 2013: JuxtaposeJS is free, easy to use, and open source. Almost anyone can use JuxtaposeJS, so long as you’ve got links to two similar pieces of media (hosted on your own server or on Flickr). 9 free mapping tools and resources for visual storytelling The resources available for working with data and visualising it have become more numerous and more accessible in recent years. "We find ourselves in this perfect storm where suddenly journalists, everybody, is paying attention to data and the ability to collect data and create new data," Vizzuality's Andrew Hill told Journalism.co.uk earlier this year. Vizzuality created open source mapping tool CartoDB, and the team also set up "the map academy" where journalists can access free resources to learn more about online mapping. Mapping can be a powerful storytelling tool, which journalists can use to take their audience on a journey following a narrative storyline, or to illustrate and make sense of fast moving breaking news events. Here is a list of 11 mapping tools reporters can use to add an extra dimension to their reporting and to build a more immersive experience for readers.
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Earth Outreach This tutorial shows you how to enter data in an on-line spreadsheet to generate a set of placemarks in Google Earth and Maps. Google's web-based, collaborative editing allows you and your team members to simultaneously enter data and instantly publish updates. Using this tool you could: showcase your organization's projects, program sites or partners; map your offices, volunteers, or resources; or visualize your data on local, regional or global scales.
15 FREE Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own Using Google Drawings to create graphic organizers can help students gather their thoughts and customize to their needs. (Wikipedia / whistlaw) Sometimes, we just need some help organizing our thoughts — students AND educators. Google maps tutorial (part 5/5): How to create Fusion Tables heat map Tutorial goals: understand the ideas behind Google Fusion Tables heat maps; create an interactive map showing state-by-state U.S. population, as shown in the sample below. (This post is part five of a 5-part tutorial on creating Fusion Tables intensity map; the other parts are listed as related posts at end of this post) How Fusion Tables works to create heat maps
Create Flash Maps To create custom interactive maps for use in StatPlanet, you need the following: See also: To prepare the map so it can be loaded into StatPlanet, you need two layers: Map layer: This layer will contain the map shapes (e.g. regions or provinces).
A Good Tool to Annotate and Create Interactive Videos for Your Class July 23, 2014 ThingLink is one of my favourite web tools for creating interactive images.If you have never used ThingLink before then here is a step by step guide I posted earlier to outlining the entire procedure to create your first interactive visual that can embed videos, maps, text and links. ThingLink has also released a new feature called ThingLink for Video. This new feature is still in beta phase but you can request an early access to try it. ThingLink video allows you to easily add interactive elements to public videos on YouTube. This is a great way to add rich layers of information and resources to videos you share with students.