Bubbl.us: Mapping the MIND<br />Timothy Dedeaux<br />The University of Southern Mississippi<br />IT780<br />
What iS Concept Mapping?<br />
What is Concept Mapping?<br />A way to organize information visually<br />A way to show hierarchies, categories, and conne...
Components of a Concept Map<br />
Components of a Concept Map<br />Concept Maps are made of Nodes and Links<br />Nodes are the Bubbles, Boxes, or Pictures t...
Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping helps visual learners by allowing them to organize information in the way that t...
Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping helps pre-literate students create stories, organize information, and categorize...
Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping helps students construct their own understanding as they organize information in...
Using Concept Mapping<br />Reference: http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech164.shtml<br />
Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping can help students categorize and connect content that could otherwise be overwhe...
Concept Mapping Examples<br />In History Class,<br />Students could organize the complex web of alliances and family <br /...
Concept Mapping Examples<br />In English Class <br />Students could map the characters (and their relationships) in a long...
In Science Class <br />Students could map the classifications and food chain interactions of different animals <br /> with...
The Bubbl.us Interface<br />
Using Bubbl.US <br />Bubbles are moved Graphically<br />Add new Bubbles with a single click<br />Links are drawn automatic...
Why Bubbl.us?<br />Bubbl.us is a powerful tool for concept mapping.<br />Bubbl.us is available on any computer with Intern...
Why Bubbl.us?<br />
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  1. 1. Bubbl.us: Mapping the MIND<br />Timothy Dedeaux<br />The University of Southern Mississippi<br />IT780<br />
  2. 2. What iS Concept Mapping?<br />
  3. 3. What is Concept Mapping?<br />A way to organize information visually<br />A way to show hierarchies, categories, and connections<br />A tool for brainstorming<br />Reference: Dr. Steve Yuen, http://dragon.ep.usm.edu/~yuen/teaching/it365/handouts/concept_mapping.pdf<br />
  4. 4. Components of a Concept Map<br />
  5. 5. Components of a Concept Map<br />Concept Maps are made of Nodes and Links<br />Nodes are the Bubbles, Boxes, or Pictures that represent concepts<br />Links are the lines that represent connections<br />Reference: Dr. Steve Yuen, http://dragon.ep.usm.edu/~yuen/teaching/it365/handouts/concept_mapping.pdf<br />
  6. 6. Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping helps visual learners by allowing them to organize information in the way that they learn: visually!<br />Reference: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/SUSE/SEAL/Reports_Papers/Vanides_CM.pdf<br />
  7. 7. Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping helps pre-literate students create stories, organize information, and categorize concepts<br />Reference: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/SUSE/SEAL/Reports_Papers/Vanides_CM.pdf<br />
  8. 8. Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping helps students construct their own understanding as they organize information in their own ways<br />Reference: http://www.stanford.edu/dept/SUSE/SEAL/Reports_Papers/Vanides_CM.pdf<br />
  9. 9. Using Concept Mapping<br />Reference: http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech164.shtml<br />
  10. 10. Why Concept Mapping?<br />Concept Mapping can help students categorize and connect content that could otherwise be overwhelming.<br />
  11. 11. Concept Mapping Examples<br />In History Class,<br />Students could organize the complex web of alliances and family <br /> ties in Europe just <br /> prior to World War I<br />
  12. 12. Concept Mapping Examples<br />In English Class <br />Students could map the characters (and their relationships) in a long and difficulty<br /> play or novel<br />
  13. 13. In Science Class <br />Students could map the classifications and food chain interactions of different animals <br /> within a specific<br /> ecosystem<br />Why Concept Mapping?<br />
  14. 14. The Bubbl.us Interface<br />
  15. 15. Using Bubbl.US <br />Bubbles are moved Graphically<br />Add new Bubbles with a single click<br />Links are drawn automatically<br />Easy Menus for Bubble Color, Text Color, Size, etc.<br />Screenshots taken from http://bubbl.us/beta<br />
  16. 16. Why Bubbl.us?<br />Bubbl.us is a powerful tool for concept mapping.<br />Bubbl.us is available on any computer with Internet access<br />Bubbl.us is free<br />
  17. 17. Why Bubbl.us?<br />

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