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Blended Learning Explained

Blended learning is any time a student learns at least in part at a supervised brick-and-mortar location away from home and at least in part through online delivery with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace; often used synonymously with Hybrid Learning.

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What I Learned Today

For those who asked: Ways into advertising

Have a look at the image below.

I sourced this from the ‘Information Is Beautiful website’ about four years ago. It shows the frequency of words in ads for children’s toys aimed at boys; Hot Wheels, Nerf guns, Beyblades – those sort of ads.  146 more words


Oh My Data!

I just got geekily excited by a new website and I had to share! It’s called Information is Beautiful, and it’s not actually new, just new to me. 370 more words


Visualizing the World's Biggest Data Breeches

From Peggy d’Adamo (USAID): 

A colleague here at USAID shared this data visualization. She noted that this is both an interesting and cool visualization.

At the bottom is a link to “see the data.” It’s a salient example of how a simple spreadsheet can tell a complicated story. 60 more words

Data Viz

Beautiful Knowledge

Yesterday I went to David McCandless’s talk “Knowledge is Beautiful” at the British Library. It’s part of a series of events in conjunction with the Beautiful Science exhibition… 894 more words


"data is gold" - nicolas bourquin

Last night a bunch of us from third year and most of the fourth year graphics students were lucky enough to head down to Glasgow to attend the latest LongLunch talk at the GSA. 772 more words

Information Design

Information Is Beautiful

In order to get orientated with the idea of blogging and the workings of WordPress, I thought I’d begin my first post by citing a book which was given to me a few years ago for Christmas by my Mum, which has since provided me with ample yet unexpected… 327 more words