Mind Mapping

  • what?

Mind mapping  is a way to organise concepts (keywords) in the form of a tree diagram where several items (nodes) are surrounding  from a central one: the basic concept. Some of the earliest examples of mind mapping are from  3rd century.

  • why?

Organising ideas (brainstorming), create a classification, reo-organise the structure of a website, take notes during a meeting, prepare a questionnaire, prepare an abstract, to summarize and learn new topics

  • why not?

Mind maps could become too confusing if you have too many concepts to organize. It is probably more suited to the visual/logical learning styles

  • how

With a sheet of paper and a pen ( or blackboard, whiteboard, …), or  with a software (on computer, tablet, smart-phone)

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