8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them Advertisement Here’s the good news. Finally, we can be like Leonardo da Vinci’s in one small way. No, we are not getting his polymathic superpowers. His penchant for taking free-flowing notes that filled notebooks with diagrams and scribblings is more achievable. 100 Reasons to Mind Map 100 examples of how you can use mindmapping whether completely new to mind maps or a seasoned pro. I hope the list helps generate ideas for you. 100 Reasons to Mind Map 1. Explore a subject 2. Study & learn a new topic, culture or country 3.
A Comparison between Concept Maps, Mind Maps, Conceptual Diagrams, and Visual Metaphors as Complementary Tools for Knowledge Construction and Sharing Martin J Eppler1 ↵Faculty of Communication Sciences, University of Lugano (USI), Lugano, Switzerland. Tel.: 058 666 45 12 Fax: 058 666 46 47. E-mail: email@example.com In this article, Novak's concept mapping technique is compared to three other types of visualization formats, namely mind maps, conceptual diagrams, and visual metaphors. Mind Mapping, Mindmaps and Mind Maps Mind mapping is a revolutionary tool used for creating, thinking, organizing, note taking and brainstorming. The modern iteration of mind mapping is claimed to have been created by Tony Buzan – but who really knows. If anything, credit definitely goes to Tony for popularizing the method and bringing it to the masses. Here at Asian Efficiency, we like to think of ourselves as avid users of mindmapping, rather than “certified experts”. We use mind mapping for all sorts of things in our daily lives, and we want to share some of that with you.
graphviz [dot and/or neato] graphviz is an open source graph visualization software. It basically takes an (textual) input file (for example this dot file) that declaratively describes the graph and convertes it into a viewable output format (such as bmp, gif, ps etc). Components that come with graphviz The entire software comes with the following components. dot dot (as well as neato) is one of the (imho) main components: it converts the input file into the graphical representation. Web sites and mind maps - WikIT If you plan and design web sites, mind maps can provide a useful platform because of the ease with which they display structure and links. Websites rarely adopt a pure tree hierarchy however, so the capabilities of concept mapping software can also be useful. Planning web sites Writing content in context Building web sites
Draw A Creative Mind Map for Self Analysis Many personal development experts share about the benefits of using mind maps. My post today takes it one step further with how I have used the concept of mind mapping for self analysis. I also share illustrations from my personal art journal that I created some time ago. I drew them as part of my pre-vision board exercises. The (above) mind map picture that I did for self-analysis was my first. It may look simplistic but it has helped launched a myriad of creative ideas.
How People Learn How People Learn Joseph D. Novak & Alberto J. Cañas Institute for Human and Machine Cognitionwww.ihmc.us This document is part of the Cmappers.Learn section of www.cmappers.net. Visit the site to learn more about concept mapping.