22 Future Forwards: Exploring Frontiers in Education
Journal entries can be tapped/hovered over to show the 5 most used keywords from that entry. In the
figure below, one participant’s particularly negative entry used the highlighted keywords.
Figure 3. Tapping/hovering over data points highlight keywords extracted from that entry.
Keywords, sized by frequency of use, appear at the bottom of the interface. Once again, all visualizations
are linked - so hovering over a keyword will highlight when a word was used, by whom and how the trend
in sentiment associated with journal entries including that word changed over time. Figure 4 and 5 below
show how sentiment associated with the Aurasma and Green Screen apps changed over time.
Figure 4. Highlighting journal entries where the Aurasma app was talked about. Note the clear drop in sentiment associated
with these journal entries between September and mid-November.