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Latest revision as of 16:51, 10 March 2015

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Wordcruncher (2014/10/01)

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Developed by: Brigham Young University
License: Free&Closed source
Web page : Tool homepage
Tool type : Application software

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The last edition of this page was on: 2014/12/01

The Completion level of this page is : Low


SHORT DESCRIPTION

[[has description::Quote from the home page: “WordCruncher is a free eBook reader with research tools to help students and scholars study important texts.

  • You can look for specific references, search for words or phrases, follow cross-reference hyperlinks, and enlarge images.
  • You can copy and paste text, add bookmarks, highlight text, and make searchable notes.
  • Additional study aids include complex searches, word frequencies, word frequency distributions, synchronized windows to compare translations, word tags, and various text analysis reports (e.g., collocation, vocabulary dispersion, vocabulary usage).”]]


TOOL CHARACTERISTICS

Usability

Authors of this page consider that this tool is rather easy to use.

Tool orientation

This tool is designed for general purpose analysis.

Data mining type

This tool is made for Text mining.

Manipulation type

This tool is designed for Data analysis, Data visualisation.

IMPORT FORMAT :

EXPORT FORMAT :


Tool objective(s) in the field of Learning Sciences

Analysis & Visualisation of data
Predicting student performance
Student modelling
Social Network Analysis (SNA)
Constructing courseware

Providing feedback for supporting instructors:
Recommendations for students
Grouping students:
Developing concept maps:
Planning/scheduling/monitoring
Experimentation/observation

Tool can perform:

  • Data extraction of type:
  • Transformation of type:
  • Data analysis of type:
  • Data visualisation of type: (These visualisations can be interactive and updated in "real time")



ABOUT USERS

Tool is suitable for:

Students/Learners/Consumers
Teachers/Tutors/Managers
Researchers
Developers/Designers
Organisations/Institutions/Firms
Others

Required skills:

STATISTICS: None

PROGRAMMING: None

SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION: None

DATA MINING MODELS: Basic



FREE TEXT


Tool version : Wordcruncher 2014/10/01
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Developed by : Brigham Young University
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Tool Web page : http://www.wordcruncher.com/index.html
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Tool type : Application software
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Free&Closed source

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1 SHORT DESCRIPTION


Quote from the home page: “WordCruncher is a free eBook reader with research tools to help students and scholars study important texts.

  • You can look for specific references, search for words or phrases, follow cross-reference hyperlinks, and enlarge images.
  • You can copy and paste text, add bookmarks, highlight text, and make searchable notes.
  • Additional study aids include complex searches, word frequencies, word frequency distributions, synchronized windows to compare translations, word tags, and various text analysis reports (e.g., collocation, vocabulary dispersion, vocabulary usage).”

2 TOOL CHARACTERISTICS


Tool orientation Data mining type Usability
This tool is designed for general purpose analysis. This tool is designed for Text mining. Authors of this page consider that this tool is rather easy to use.
Data import format Data export format
. .
Tool objective(s) in the field of Learning Sciences

☑ Analysis & Visualisation of data
☑ Predicting student performance
☑ Student modelling
☑ Social Network Analysis (SNA)
☑ Constructing courseware

☑ Providing feedback for supporting instructors:
☑ Recommendations for students
☑ Grouping students:
☑ Developing concept maps:
☑ Planning/scheduling/monitoring
Experimentation/observation

Can perform data extraction of type:

Can perform data transformation of type:

Can perform data analysis of type:

Can perform data visualisation of type:
(These visualisations can be interactive and updated in "real time")


3 ABOUT USER


Tool is suitable for:
Students/Learners/Consumers:☑ Teachers/Tutors/Managers:☑ Researchers:☑ Organisations/Institutions/Firms:☑ Others:☑
Required skills:
Statistics: NONE Programming: NONE System administration: NONE Data mining models: BASIC

4 OTHER TOOL INFORMATION


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WordCruncher.png
WordCruncherLogo.jpg
Wordcruncher
Free&Closed source
Brigham Young University
2014/10/01
http://www.wordcruncher.com/index.html
[[has description::Quote from the home page: “WordCruncher is a free eBook reader with research tools to help students and scholars study important texts.
  • You can look for specific references, search for words or phrases, follow cross-reference hyperlinks, and enlarge images.
  • You can copy and paste text, add bookmarks, highlight text, and make searchable notes.
  • Additional study aids include complex searches, word frequencies, word frequency distributions, synchronized windows to compare translations, word tags, and various text analysis reports (e.g., collocation, vocabulary dispersion, vocabulary usage).”]]
General analysis
Students/Learners/Consumers, Teachers/Tutors/Managers, Researchers
None
None
None
Basic
Application software
Text mining
Data analysis, Data visualisation
rather easy to use
Low

5 Links

Short Manual: http://www.wordcruncher.com/Tools%20for%20Studying%20Texts.pdf