Innovation Foundry


The Innovation Foundry has begun a three-part series on data visualization for the Fall semester as a part of our Foundry Chats. I began the series looking at the importance of data that conveys its meaning. We began by looking at the fundamentals as presented in a Venn Diagram by David McCandless. His ample supply of great imagery in his books Knowledge Is Beautiful and The Visual Miscellaneum as well as his website...

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Abilene Christian University has been on the forefront of innovation for many years. One of those innovations was the adoption of Google Drive as an online storage solution since the very beginning. Even with this longstanding relationship, new changes will often be missed without revelation of those new tools. During this training some of the “Aha! moments in the audience were some newer features of Google Drive including their...

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Student response systems have been shown repeatedly to increase student engagement. Research shows that students have a higher retention, are more engaged, and have a better attitude regarding courses where questions are being asked via response systems versus classes that use straight lecture. There are many different ways to use response systems but why not use devices students already have. Today our Foundry Chat discussed four...

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