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  • ChronoZoomwill enable innovative ways of teaching and researching history through a visually rich, seamless and interactive experience, and by bringing together disciplines and showing them in a context which was not previously possible. 
  • ChronoZoomwill enable innovative ways of teaching and researching history through a visually rich, seamless and interactive experience, and by bringing together disciplines and showing them in a context which was not previously possible. 
  • ChronoZoomwill enable innovative ways of teaching and researching history through a visually rich, seamless and interactive experience, and by bringing together disciplines and showing them in a context which was not previously possible. 
  • ChronoZoomwill enable innovative ways of teaching and researching history through a visually rich, seamless and interactive experience, and by bringing together disciplines and showing them in a context which was not previously possible. 
  • ChronoZoomwill enable innovative ways of teaching and researching history through a visually rich, seamless and interactive experience, and by bringing together disciplines and showing them in a context which was not previously possible. 
  • ChronoZoomwill enable innovative ways of teaching and researching history through a visually rich, seamless and interactive experience, and by bringing together disciplines and showing them in a context which was not previously possible. 

ChronoZoom threshold-8-final Presentation Transcript

  • 1. The ChronoZoom welcome screen
  • 2. Three ways to get started
  • 3. 1. Pan and Zoom 2. Take a 3. Create your own timelineat your own pace Guided tour Perfect for projects and teaching
  • 4. The ChronoZoom Interface
  • 5. Navigation Pre-History & Human (invisible at this scale) Tours Life timeline Earth timelineCosmos timeline The ChronoZoom Interface
  • 6. Navigation Pre-History & Human (invisible at this scale) Tours Life timeline Earth timeline Important EventCosmos timeline Event Events are shown as InfoDots
  • 7. IntroducingInfoDotsCollapsed Expanded Zoomed An InfoDot is the basic unit of ChronoZoom. It is used to describe events and provides access to media.
  • 8. ExpandedInfoDot Collapsed InfoDotsExpanded InfoDots convey important eventsCollapsed InfoDots can be zoomed into
  • 9. Using ChronoZoom Threshold 8: Industrial RevolutionMeet PhilPhil is a Professor at Contoso University interested in usingChronoZoom to bring Big History to life.
  • 10. Phil visits the ChronoZoom website and starts by clicking on“Explore Big History”
  • 11. Phil is taken to the main ChronoZoom interface.
  • 12. Phil takes a closer look at the left side bar.
  • 13. Jump directly to different regimes Topic based guided explorationsThe side bar serves as navigation and provides a list of Guided Tours available.
  • 14. Jump directly to different regimes or open a tour Customize a timeline or tour Create a timelineThe side bar has three tabs for different functions.
  • 15. Phil examines the timeline viewing area.
  • 16. SearchDynamictime scale EventsImportantEvents The timeline viewing area is similar to the original ChronoZoom. It can be panned and zoomed.
  • 17. Phil decides to view a Guided tour.He clicks on “Industrial Revolution”.
  • 18. The canvas zooms toward the upper right, passingEarth, Life, Pre-History just like the original ChronoZoom
  • 19. Phil has arrived at the timeline for 1700-1900: Modern Revolution.It is part of the Human History timeline.
  • 20. Side bar has changedto show captions Previous and next buttons appearCaptions help explain on screen content
  • 21. Phil sees three timelines that make up the Industrial Revolution:Britain, Western Europe and the US, and finally Russia and Japan
  • 22. The timeline for Industrial Revolution was organized according to:Christian, David; Cynthia Brown and Craig Benjamin. 2011.Between Nothing and Everything: Big History. Boston: McGraw-Hill.
  • 23. Phil clicks the Next button to advance the tour.He can use his arrow keys as well.
  • 24. The canvas will zoom to this area
  • 25. These are important events, so they are shown larger.Other events are shown as InfoDots.
  • 26. Phil clicks the Next button to advance the tour.The canvas will zoom to the boxed area.
  • 27. At any time Phil can pan around to look at other InfoDots.
  • 28. Phil clicks the Next button to advance the tour.The canvas will zoom out.
  • 29. And zoom in here
  • 30. Phil reads the descriptive information on the left side bar, thenclicks the next button.
  • 31. The canvas will zoom out
  • 32. And zoom to here.
  • 33. An expanded InfoDot is shown.Expanded InfoDots convey importance.
  • 34. Because ChronoZoom is interactive, Phil decides to learn moreabout the Watt engine.
  • 35. Phil clicks on the Watt engine
  • 36. The InfoDot collapses.The tour controls change to “Resume Guided Tour”
  • 37. Phil clicks on the InfoDot to automatically zoom into it.
  • 38. The InfoDot contains information and media.
  • 39. Phil decides to zoom into the biography module.Every InfoDot is made up of several modules.
  • 40. Phil views the biography module.He can zoom into any picture.
  • 41. Phil zooms out
  • 42. And zooms in here.
  • 43. Phil can play any of these videos.He can zoom in to view more.
  • 44. Phil zooms out
  • 45. And zooms in here.
  • 46. Phil views the External Links section.He can zoom into the webpage previews.
  • 47. If he clicks on a web page preview, he will betaken to that webpage.
  • 48. Phil zooms out
  • 49. And zooms in here.
  • 50. This is a gigapixel image with a resolution over 1,000 megapixels.Phil can zoom in and look at the detailed structure.
  • 51. Phil is done exploring and clicks “Resume Guided Tour”
  • 52. The canvas will automatically zoom back out.
  • 53. Phil has now been returned to where he left off in the tour.Phil clicks the Next button.
  • 54. The canvas will zoom back out to the Watt Engine expanded InfoDot
  • 55. And zoom to here.
  • 56. Phil sees an InfoDot and is curious what is inside.Rather than zooming into it, he hovers his mouse over it.
  • 57. A quick preview of the InfoDot’s contents aredisplayed next to his mouse cursor.
  • 58. Phil is interested in the steam locomotive, so heclicks to automatically zoom in.
  • 59. Every InfoDot is full of information and media.
  • 60. Phil decides to resume the tour.
  • 61. Phil has now been returned to where he left off in the tour.
  • 62. Phil finishes viewing the tour and is excited about usingChronoZoom in his Big History class.
  • 63. Video Browsing the Industrial Revolution Timeline
  • 64. Appendix
  • 65. Vertical line helps to quickly identify time of events
  • 66. Advanced features of ChronoZoom Create your own timeline Create your own tours Plot and compare chart data Filter, search and sort InfoDots Assign guided tours as interactive online reading
  • 67. Credits Sept 16 , 2011Chris Engberg Roland Saekowengberg@berkeley.edu saekow@berkeley.edu
  • 68. End of Slide Show
  • 69. Other
  • 70. Advanced features of ChronoZoom Create your own timeline Create your own tours Plot and compare chart data Filter, search and sort InfoDots Assign guided tours as interactive online readingTeachers can create their own timelines to supplement lecturesStudents can create their own timelines as projects
  • 71. Advanced features of ChronoZoom Create your own timeline Create your own tours Plot and compare chart data Filter, search and sort InfoDots Assign guided tours as interactive online readingTeachers can create their own tours to fit their lecture styleStudents can create their own tours for class presentations
  • 72. Advanced features of ChronoZoom Create your own timeline Create your own tours Plot and compare chart data Filter, search and sort InfoDots Assign guided tours as interactive online readingResearchers can plot time series data along side timelines toreveal new insights into the past
  • 73. Advanced features of ChronoZoom Create your own timeline Create your own tours Plot and compare chart data Filter, search and sort InfoDots Assign guided tours as interactive online readingHarness the power of search to filter events in real time for newinsights into the past.
  • 74. Advanced features of ChronoZoom Create your own timeline Create your own tours Plot and compare chart data Filter, search and sort InfoDots Assign guided tours as interactive online readingUse ChronoZoom as an interactive online reading experience tosupplement course readings