Thursday, September 25, 2008

Visualizing the Dewey

A Difference: How Flickr Threw a Switch In My Head
More than that, it has effected the way I read to learn. I recently finished reading John Dewey's Experience and Education. I decided, as a mnemonic and a way to help me move everything I read into long term memory swiftly, I would mentally construct an image that summarizes the content of each chapter.

Darren Kuropatwa's great blog post about flickr, visualization, and how to match them up. I think of this as beginning to use the tools in new ways, new wine in new bottles, not old. This is also what presenters advocate--visual not textual thinking. Apparently it is cognitively a better match up.
(continue reading &aquo;)

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