Why Should Instructional Designers Care About Mind Maps?
Presented byJoe Ganci                   Jamaica Brackenelearningjoe@joeganci.com   jamaica@harbingergroup.com
If you cannot hear the audio:1. Click the arrow icon at the upper right, in the   webinar panel2. Expand the Audio section...
Launching ‘Raptivity Evolve’                       A Collaborative Initiative by Raptivity
Using Mind Map in Learning   Joe Ganci   elearningjoe@joeganci.com
What is a Mind Map?• A mind map is a diagram used to represent:    –   Words    –   Ideas    –   Tasks    –   Or other ite...
Let’s Try an Experiment!•   I will now give you 15 words.•   Do NOT write the words down. Just listen.•   When I finish sa...
What Happened?•   We often can’t trust our own brains!•   Memories are not always real.•   Has this ever happened to you?•...
How Does Our Brain Work?                                    • Cave Drawings                  • Tree Brains. Branches = Den...
Why Should Instructional Designers CareAbout Mind Maps?     • Helps you to think visually     • Create better learning exp...
Some Additional Benefits of Mind Maps•   Ease of use•   Focus•   Time saved (50 –95%) using key words•   Increased Retenti...
Understanding Associations Using Mind Maps
The Mind Map Technique•   Central idea:                         • Now put any words that occur to you     – What word best...
Tips and Tricks for Creating Mind Map• Use keywords• Use images and Color• Be clear• Use arrows to link ideas• Review your...
Use Cases of Mind Map
Written Docs vs. Mind Maps       Source (Right hand side text box): Wikipedia       Source (Left hand side mind map image)...
Diagrams vs. Mind Maps           Source (Right hand side image): http://saveclimatechange.blogspot.in/           Source (L...
Tables vs. Mind Maps
Teaching with Mind MapsLet learners…  – Brainstorm  – Identify problems and solutions  – Record and take notes  – Evaluate...
Learning with Mind MapsLearners…  – Remember Better with Visual Cues  – Are Better Able to Chunk Information  – Can Identi...
Benefits of Mind Maps in Learning                         Stimulates                         reflection                   ...
Bunch of Mind Map Tools!Tools         FeaturesFreeMind      Free and Supports Windows, Linux, MacXmind         Free and Su...
Mind Maps with Raptivity
User Initiated Zoom In Effect   Hub And Spokes                                    Buildup and Rollover
Introducing Raptivity     Mind Map!
Mind Map Customization
Who Qualifies? ‘Raptivity Evolve’ is for Premium Raptivity Customers.  Basic Requirement - • Raptivity Essential & • Activ...
How do you get Raptivity Evolve?             Log in to Raptivity Community to download Raptivity Evolve
Other Announcements
Introducing Training Services
Training Services Details4-hour Training session covers:• Instructional significance and benefits of  interactivity in eLe...
Training Services DetailsSign up for a Raptivity Training Workshop!Date: July 10th, 2012Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Pacific ...
Thank You!   Joe Ganci                                    Jamaica Bracken   elearningjoe@joeganci.com                    j...
Raptivity Launching ‘Raptivity Evolve’ Mind Map. Why Should Instructional Designers Care About Mind Maps?
Raptivity Launching ‘Raptivity Evolve’ Mind Map. Why Should Instructional Designers Care About Mind Maps?
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Raptivity Launching ‘Raptivity Evolve’ Mind Map. Why Should Instructional Designers Care About Mind Maps?

  1. 1. Why Should Instructional Designers Care About Mind Maps?
  2. 2. Presented byJoe Ganci Jamaica Brackenelearningjoe@joeganci.com jamaica@harbingergroup.com
  3. 3. If you cannot hear the audio:1. Click the arrow icon at the upper right, in the webinar panel2. Expand the Audio section3. Click the Audio setup4. If necessary, choose the Use Telephone option to see a phone number you can use
  4. 4. Launching ‘Raptivity Evolve’ A Collaborative Initiative by Raptivity
  5. 5. Using Mind Map in Learning Joe Ganci elearningjoe@joeganci.com
  6. 6. What is a Mind Map?• A mind map is a diagram used to represent: – Words – Ideas – Tasks – Or other items linked to and arranged around a central theme.• In a Mind Map, information is structured in a way that resembles closely how the brain actually works.• Tony Buzan states, ““…the ultimate organizational thinking tool –the Swiss army knife of the brain! (Tony Buzan, “the ultimate book of mind maps”, pg. 6) Source: Wikipedia
  7. 7. Let’s Try an Experiment!• I will now give you 15 words.• Do NOT write the words down. Just listen.• When I finish saying the words, I’ll ask you to write down as many as you can remember.• Then we’ll get to the fun part!
  8. 8. What Happened?• We often can’t trust our own brains!• Memories are not always real.• Has this ever happened to you?• Mind maps help us organize our thoughts in ways that make sense.
  9. 9. How Does Our Brain Work? • Cave Drawings • Tree Brains. Branches = Dendrites • Maps = Guides
  10. 10. Why Should Instructional Designers CareAbout Mind Maps? • Helps you to think visually • Create better learning experiences • Chunk up information • Plan and Analyze
  11. 11. Some Additional Benefits of Mind Maps• Ease of use• Focus• Time saved (50 –95%) using key words• Increased Retention and Recall• More creativity• Selling ideas more easily as it helps people to visualize• Brain more alert and receptive, likes visual• Large volumes of information on one page
  12. 12. Understanding Associations Using Mind Maps
  13. 13. The Mind Map Technique• Central idea: • Now put any words that occur to you – What word best describes on smaller branches attached to the your main topic? Put it in the appropriate main branch. middle of the page.• Main branches: • If you need to, just put them in empty – Start branching from the space and attach them later by central object preferably with drawing lines. a color to each branch – Each branch represents association to the central idea • Now put any images that occur to you on or near the smaller branches – Make 4 or 5 main branches attached to the central attached to the appropriate main idea, each with a word and/or branch. an image that best describes a main idea – Emphasize important keywords
  14. 14. Tips and Tricks for Creating Mind Map• Use keywords• Use images and Color• Be clear• Use arrows to link ideas• Review your mind map…later
  15. 15. Use Cases of Mind Map
  16. 16. Written Docs vs. Mind Maps Source (Right hand side text box): Wikipedia Source (Left hand side mind map image): http://nicoledlee.blogspot.in/2011/02/cairo-egypt-complex-mind-map.html
  17. 17. Diagrams vs. Mind Maps Source (Right hand side image): http://saveclimatechange.blogspot.in/ Source (Left hand side image) : http://freeimagesarchive.com/img15362.search.htm
  18. 18. Tables vs. Mind Maps
  19. 19. Teaching with Mind MapsLet learners… – Brainstorm – Identify problems and solutions – Record and take notes – Evaluate learning outcomes
  20. 20. Learning with Mind MapsLearners… – Remember Better with Visual Cues – Are Better Able to Chunk Information – Can Identify Triggers
  21. 21. Benefits of Mind Maps in Learning Stimulates reflection (recall) Supports Assists in problem Planning solving skills Mind Mapping Is highly Boosts interactive creativity Enhances effective presentations
  22. 22. Bunch of Mind Map Tools!Tools FeaturesFreeMind Free and Supports Windows, Linux, MacXmind Free and Supports Windows, Linux, MacBubbl.us Free online applicationMindMeister Collaborative online mind mapping with subscription plansNovamind Windows / MaciThoughts iPad / iPhone / iPod TouchiMindMap Official software from Tony Buzan
  23. 23. Mind Maps with Raptivity
  24. 24. User Initiated Zoom In Effect Hub And Spokes Buildup and Rollover
  25. 25. Introducing Raptivity Mind Map!
  26. 26. Mind Map Customization
  27. 27. Who Qualifies? ‘Raptivity Evolve’ is for Premium Raptivity Customers. Basic Requirement - • Raptivity Essential & • Active Raptivity support plan If you don’t yet qualify, or not sure if you do, write to us! info@raptivity.com
  28. 28. How do you get Raptivity Evolve? Log in to Raptivity Community to download Raptivity Evolve
  29. 29. Other Announcements
  30. 30. Introducing Training Services
  31. 31. Training Services Details4-hour Training session covers:• Instructional significance and benefits of interactivity in eLearning• Introduction to Raptivity, Raptivity packs, and their use• Tips & Tricks• Integration with other tools
  32. 32. Training Services DetailsSign up for a Raptivity Training Workshop!Date: July 10th, 2012Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Pacific Time)Write to info@raptivity.com for more information.
  33. 33. Thank You! Joe Ganci Jamaica Bracken elearningjoe@joeganci.com jamaica@harbingergroup.comRaptivity Training Raptivity Evolve for PremiumWorkshop customersJuly 10, 2012 Log in to Raptivity Community10:00 am – 2:00 pm PST Download Raptivity Evolve For more info or queries write to info@raptivity.com

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