Presentation on theme: "Living with the lab Mind (and Concept) Mapping Getting your thoughts together..."— Presentation transcript:
living with the lab Mind (and Concept) Mapping Getting your thoughts together...
2 living with the lab Mind Maps http://www.buzan.com.au/images/MMCreativeIntelligence_big.jpg Help make connections Are a visual representation of ideas Help with brainstorming
3 living with the lab Mind Map Guidelines Main idea in the center of the page Don’t judge or prejudge any idea Keep the ideas flowing Draw doodles to elaborate on or reinforce the ideas Add relationships and connections Use color Don’ t get bogged down Main Idea Thought #1
4 living with the lab Concept Maps http://www.internettime.com/images/conmap.jpg Show relationships between concepts/components Use linking phrases: “results in”, “is required by”, “contributes to”, “is made of”...
5 living with the lab Concept Map Guidelines Start with main idea May also pose a question to answer Identify 5 to 10 related concepts Relate concepts to main idea with connection lines – “is made of” – “supports” – “uses” –... Related Concept #1 contributes to Related Concept #2 Main Concept (root) Main Concept (root) includes Related Concept #3 is more complex than
6 living with the lab Wrapping Up Mind and Concept Maps: – Help organize your thoughts – Aid in brainstorming – Are a visual record of thought process – Show connections among ideas Mind Maps are more “free-form” – for collecting ideas Concept Maps are more “structured” – for organizing concepts