Research Our Records Skip Navigation. Research Our Records Home > Research Our Records Search Online Research in Person New to archival research? Visualizing Tables and Tabular Data with Circos Circos can be used to turn tables into images. Transform boring tables into informative and visually compelling datagraphics! And, do so quickly with the online version of Circos. In this approach, the table's columns and rows are represented by segments around the circle.
7- Freemind From FreeMind The latest stable release of FreeMind is 1.0.0. Downloading and installation instructions are given below. 10 Mind Mapping Strategies For Teachers 10 Mind Mapping Strategies For Teachers by Andrea Leyden, examtime.com The adoption of Mind Maps in teaching has grown recently due to the benefits of using Mind Maps to learn and the availability of free online mind mapping software. Teachers have recognized the value of using Mind Maps to engage students, encourage creativity and, most importantly, teaching how to learn rather simply memorizing content. Mind Maps have even been integrated into emerging teaching techniques such as the Flipped Classroom and Design Thinking as outlined in the Mind Map on the right. Getting Started With Mind Mapping Software This new How-To Guide collects some of the best articles from this blog on how get started with mind mapping software. It provides answers to questions such as why should I use mind mapping in my work? What features should I look for? And where can I get inspired and get a better sense of what types of maps can be created using this type of software? Click on the links below to answers to all those questions and more that will help you to get on your way to being more productive, creative and effective with mind mapping software:
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11- Mindmup Capture ideas at the speed of thought – using a mind map maker designed to help you focus on your ideas and remove all the distractions while mindmapping. Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device. Brainstorm, create presentations and document outlines with mind maps, and publish your ideas online and to social networks. Get Started Why use MindMup?
CETL- Assessment Resource Centre Types of Assessment Methods Concept Map Assessments What is a Concept Map? A concept map is a hierarchical form of structure diagram that illustrates conceptual knowledge and their relationships within a specific topic from general to specific concepts. Visual thinking guides This presents nine sources of visual thinking guides: Exploratree, Gamestorming, LexIcon, Education Oasis, TeacherVision, Freeology, Education Place and Writing Fun. Exploratree hosts a set of interactive thinking guides. This is a free web resource where you can use the guides, print them, edit them or make your own.
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14 Brilliant Uses for Mind Maps – Engage Your Whole Brain Mind maps engage your whole brain and allow you to see the big picture. A mind map is a whole-brain method for generating and organizing ideas which is largely inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s approach to note-taking. The concept was brought into the mainstream by Tony Buzan and is based on patterns found in nature, and on research on how humans think and how the brain works. In “How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci”, Michael J. Gelb explains that by using mind mapping regularly, you can train yourself to be a more balanced thinker, like da Vinci.