Monday, July 14, 2008

Tag clouds

What is a tag cloud? It is a frequency map consisting of words. They are often found on social networking sites, usually for tags, to indicate how popular a topic is.

How could I use it? A recent article by Stockdale on the Internet TESL Journal gives ideas for how to use a tag cloud to introduce a reading.

How can I make a tag cloud? Try tagcrowd. As long as text is digital, it will turn it into a tag cloud. Below is a tag cloud made using the URL for this blog!

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