IDC 2015 – Interaction Design and Children

idc2015Scraawl can be a very useful tool for analyzing conference activity – to find emerging themes and hot topics of discussion, and to understand the communities, participants and overall sentiment of the event.  The 14th international conference on Interaction Design & Children (IDC) was held on June 21-24, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. The IDC conference’s mission was to bring together researchers, designers and educators to explore new forms of technology, design for better interactive experiences for children. (more…)

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Computer Supported Collaborative Learning CSCL 2015

cscl2015Scraawl can be very useful for analyzing a conference – to find emerging themes and to see what emerged as hot topics of discussion. The 11th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning was held in Gothenburg, Sweden June 7-11, 2015.  This conference draws experts in the field of technology-based collaborative learning, including research, education, training and technology. Over 700 Tweets were collected during the conference and the days just before and after. Search terms: CSCL, CSCL2015, #CSCL, #CSCL2015 (more…)

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Visit California

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA at sunset.When you think of summer, you think of sun, fun, and beach – you think of California.  In today’s Scraawl blog, we will explore a month of California travel-related social media marketing.  Between April 26th and May 26th, Scraawl collected 28,251 tweets that contained @VisitCA, #VisitCalifornia, or a number of other California travel-related keywords (shown below).  Note, @disneyland was not included in this report as there were nearly 90,000 tweets that mentioned @disneyland alone during this same period. (more…)

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Visit New Mexico

Summer is almost here.  With summer, comes thoughts of summer vacation with family adventures, romantic getaways, and solitary retreats.  According to MDG Advertising, 52 percent of travelers use social media to find vacation inspiration.  In today’s post, we will use Scraawl to research a vacation to New Mexico, with a specific focus on Santa Fe vs. Albuquerque. (more…)

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