Project 252

Visuwords

Contributed by Enda (@donenda)
EdTech Tool Name:Visuwords
Bref Description:Online graphical dictionary to find meanings and associations with other words and concepts
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
Website/Weblinks:
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:query, dictionary, thesaurus, relationship, concept, concept map
EdTech Tool Uses:Visuwords is an online graphical dictionary and thesaurus to find the definition for a queried work and also display the associations with other related words and concepts in concept map format (very dynamic in style). The tool is powered by Princeton University's WordNet, an opensource database built by University students and language researchers. Visuwords makes use of different colours and styles of line (dotted, solid, arrows, etc.) to illustrate different types of word and association (for instance, purple = noun and green = verb). A nice, visual tool.
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Junior)
  • Primary (Senior)
  • Primary (SEN)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (SEN)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
Academic Subjects:
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
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