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maura @ 9:39 pm

Tonight I finally finished my self evaluation for work. We’re using a new form this year so this is the first time I’ve had to write a narrative rather than just a bulleted list. It took much longer than I thought it would, in part because I kept gravitating toward the same words over and over again and having to pause to reword (thank you, thesaurus!).

Anyway, I got to wondering what my self evaluation would look like as a word cloud. So here it is:


In some ways it’s a bit surprising (also? really?). But library, information literacy, students, faculty, research, work, City Tech, and CUNY are biggest, which seems pretty dead on to me.

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4 comments on “words for evaluating”

Anne (17 May 2011 at 8:59 pm)

There should be a word cloud for everything. I would stop reading normal paragraphs, etc. if there were.

Anne (17 May 2011 at 9:01 pm)

Wait, I take it back. Max’s recent essay is more word cloud than anything.

maura (18 May 2011 at 9:17 pm)

I have to admit that I totally <3 word clouds. All kids’ writing is like a word cloud for reals!

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