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Workshop: Mind-mapping CTL Presentation Skills team http://ctl.utsc.utoronto.ca/ac …hello!
Objectives ▪ Learn about different types of visual tools for organizing your thoughts ▪ Communicate complex ideas more effectively ▪ Explore the mind mapping technique …this much time left!
Mind mapping in steps Preparation: - Focus Question Brainstorming - Let ideas flow as they occur Revision - Note overlapping ideas Presentation - Image should “stand alone” Focus Question -A question clearly specifying the problem to be resolved -A good way to define the context for your map
Concept MapMind MapConceptual Diagram A comparison between mapping methods a top-down diagram Showing cross connections Radial diagram Represents semantic connections Systematic depiction of an abstract concept Based on a theory or model
How are mind/concept maps effective? ▪ Require active rather than passive learning ▪ Utilize full cognitive ability ▪ Help to improve memory and learning skills ▪ Promote creative thinking ▪ Facilitate problem-solving ▪ Enable the sharing of ideas
Let’s Try One ! Option 1: http://www.spicynodes.org/index.html Option 2: Inspiration 9 software on lab computers
THANK-YOU! CTL Presentation Skills team http://ctl.utsc.utoronto.ca/ac