Hunter’s  information structure maps (ISmaps) Lawrie Hunter Kochi University of Technology http://www.core. kochi-tech .ac...
Information structures based curriculum <ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Asahi Press 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>A  ...
Hunter’s infostructure maps
Hunter’s infostructure maps Description
Hunter’s infostructure maps Description Classification
Hunter’s infostructure maps < big Description Classification Degree comparison
Hunter’s infostructure maps < big Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison
Hunter’s  infomap links < big Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Contrast !
Hunter’s infostructure maps < big Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Sequence Contrast !
Hunter’s infostructure maps Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Sequence Cause-effect Contra...
Hunter’s infostructure maps My friend Canadian English teacher 57 DESCRIPTION
Hunter’s infostructure maps CLASSIFICATION Cars sedans station wagons coupes
Hunter’s infostructure maps < big old COMPARISON (relative) Tokyo Calcutta
Hunter’s infostructure maps COMPARISON (by attribute) red M’s car K’s car white 3 years old new
Hunter’s infostructure maps SEQUENCE find a bank machine put in your bank card follow the directions
Hunter’s infostructure maps SEQUENCE  structure signals Then First and find a bank machine put in your bank card follow th...
Hunter’s infostructure maps SEQUENCE slice a tomato toast two slices of bread Then First and tear some lettuce
Hunter’s infostructure maps CAUSE-EFFECT heavy rain I...late for school bus was cancelled
Use the  infostructure links  to map the text. Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Sequence ...
Power generating  systems General process: boil NH3 Make steam Rotate turbines Generate electricity Boil a liquid older ty...
This system  has  good enough  coverage  (80%+) of the  information  structures in  technical document content to be a gra...
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03. Introduction to ISmapping (Hunter's information structure mapping)

  1. 1. Hunter’s information structure maps (ISmaps) Lawrie Hunter Kochi University of Technology http://www.core. kochi-tech .ac. jp/hunter/
  2. 2. Information structures based curriculum <ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Asahi Press 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>A writing and presentation </li></ul><ul><li>workbook, </li></ul><ul><li>6 units (6 genres) </li></ul><ul><li>in 30 lessons </li></ul>Say What You Mean KUT Press 2006 A writing and mapping workbook, 5 units (5 genres) in 30 lessons Thinking in English A writing and presentation mapping text/workbook, 5 units (5 genres) in 30 lessons
  3. 3. Hunter’s infostructure maps
  4. 4. Hunter’s infostructure maps Description
  5. 5. Hunter’s infostructure maps Description Classification
  6. 6. Hunter’s infostructure maps < big Description Classification Degree comparison
  7. 7. Hunter’s infostructure maps < big Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison
  8. 8. Hunter’s infomap links < big Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Contrast !
  9. 9. Hunter’s infostructure maps < big Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Sequence Contrast !
  10. 10. Hunter’s infostructure maps Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Sequence Cause-effect Contrast ! < big
  11. 11. Hunter’s infostructure maps My friend Canadian English teacher 57 DESCRIPTION
  12. 12. Hunter’s infostructure maps CLASSIFICATION Cars sedans station wagons coupes
  13. 13. Hunter’s infostructure maps < big old COMPARISON (relative) Tokyo Calcutta
  14. 14. Hunter’s infostructure maps COMPARISON (by attribute) red M’s car K’s car white 3 years old new
  15. 15. Hunter’s infostructure maps SEQUENCE find a bank machine put in your bank card follow the directions
  16. 16. Hunter’s infostructure maps SEQUENCE structure signals Then First and find a bank machine put in your bank card follow the directions
  17. 17. Hunter’s infostructure maps SEQUENCE slice a tomato toast two slices of bread Then First and tear some lettuce
  18. 18. Hunter’s infostructure maps CAUSE-EFFECT heavy rain I...late for school bus was cancelled
  19. 19. Use the infostructure links to map the text. Description Classification Degree comparison Attribute comparison Sequence Cause-effect Contrast ! < big
  20. 20. Power generating systems General process: boil NH3 Make steam Rotate turbines Generate electricity Boil a liquid older type plants OTEC plants boil H2O seawater heat fossil or N-heat steam 20C steam 500C low power high power zero energy cost high energy cost hunter systems ! ! !
  21. 21. This system has good enough coverage (80%+) of the information structures in technical document content to be a graphical pattern language. hunter’s tools: iconic? granular enough? sufficient coverage?

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