Mind-mapping for time
keeping in presentations
Duncan Baker
Lydbury English Centre
IATEFL BESIG
20 November2010
Problem and Solution
 How to keep time.
 How to slow down or speed up.
 By how much?
 Graphical Interface.
 Controls ...
Overview
 What is a mindmap?
 Quick illustration?
 Clock watching with a mindmap.
 Practical exercise.
 Questions and...
What is a mind map?
Why use a Mindmap?
 Use right brain (visual, intuitive) as well as left
brain (logical, linear).
 Make new connections b...
How to use a mindmap
 Work out the contents.
 Prioritise the contents.
 Format the mindmap.
 Build to fit the clock.
...
A very brief sample
A very brief sample
5 minutes of fame!
• Introduce yourself.
• Start with an attention grabber.
• Make one main point in the presentation.
• T...
Resources
 How to make a mindmap with Powerpoint -
http://bit.ly/d4wtLl
 Mindmap - http://www.thinkbuzan.com/
 Freemind...
Popplet
Thank you
This presentation is online at:
http://www.lydbury.co.uk and follow the links
from downloads.
Email me on: dunca...
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  1. 1. Mind-mapping for time keeping in presentations Duncan Baker Lydbury English Centre IATEFL BESIG 20 November2010
  2. 2. Problem and Solution  How to keep time.  How to slow down or speed up.  By how much?  Graphical Interface.  Controls content and time.
  3. 3. Overview  What is a mindmap?  Quick illustration?  Clock watching with a mindmap.  Practical exercise.  Questions and comments.  Conclusion.  Resources.
  4. 4. What is a mind map?
  5. 5. Why use a Mindmap?  Use right brain (visual, intuitive) as well as left brain (logical, linear).  Make new connections between ideas.  Fast and easy to create.  Multi-purpose.  Easy to learn.  Effective.
  6. 6. How to use a mindmap  Work out the contents.  Prioritise the contents.  Format the mindmap.  Build to fit the clock.  Arrow where necessary.  Rehearse.  Deliver against the clock.
  7. 7. A very brief sample
  8. 8. A very brief sample
  9. 9. 5 minutes of fame! • Introduce yourself. • Start with an attention grabber. • Make one main point in the presentation. • Try to break this into list of three. • End on a high point. This is what is remembered. • If you can add an element of suspense, so much the better.
  10. 10. Resources  How to make a mindmap with Powerpoint - http://bit.ly/d4wtLl  Mindmap - http://www.thinkbuzan.com/  Freemind 2010 http://sourceforge.net/projects/freemind/files  Popplet - http://popplet.com/  VUE - http://vue.tufts.edu/index.cfm
  11. 11. Popplet
  12. 12. Thank you This presentation is online at: http://www.lydbury.co.uk and follow the links from downloads. Email me on: duncan.baker@lydbury.co.uk
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