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==Description==
 
==Description==
 
Mind maps are a visual method for reflecting your thinking by representing ideas and relationships with lines and bubbles.
 
Mind maps are a visual method for reflecting your thinking by representing ideas and relationships with lines and bubbles.
 
Here are the software downloads for both PC and Mac for [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/downloads/ Turning Technologies]
 
  
 
==Essential Requirements==
 
==Essential Requirements==
The Turning Technologies clickers will work on a Mac or PC computer with a USB port. You must also have the Turning Technologies receiver and transmitters (clickers). TurningPoint response can also be capture from mobile devices and laptops with [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/audienceresponseproducts/responseoptions/responseware/ ResponseWare].
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Mind maps can be created on the back of a napkin or with the use of software. In the Tools section, there are links to various PC or Mac software applications that can be used for Mind Maps.
 
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===Software===
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Software for both Windows and the Mac can be found at the [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/downloads/ TurningPoint upgrade site].
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==Learning resources information==
 
==Learning resources information==
  
 
===Reading List===
 
===Reading List===
Here are a number of articles and books worth reading on the use of clickers.
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Here are a number of articles and books worth reading on the use of mind maps.
  
* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0470288930?ie=UTF8&tag=teachwithclas-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0470288930 Teaching with Classroom Response Systems: Creating Active Learning Environments]
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* [http://www.mindmapsearch.org/ http://www.mindmapsearch.org/]
* [http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/docs/classroom-response-system-clickers-bibliography/ Classroom Response System (“Clickers”) Bibliography]
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* [http://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/srs/faculty/docs/7things.pdf 7 things you should know about... Clickers] (PDF)
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===Key Web links===
 
===Key Web links===
 
====Guides and Beginner Instructions====
 
====Guides and Beginner Instructions====
Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand clickers and their capabilities.
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Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand mind maps and their capabilities.
  
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/productguidesmanuals/ TurningPoint Product Guides & Manuals]  
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* [http://blog.iqmatrix.com/mind-map/how-to-mind-map-a-beginners-guide How to Mind Map: A Beginner’s Guide]
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/training-documents/ TurningPoint Training Documents]
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* [http://litemind.com/what-is-mind-mapping/ What is Mind Mapping? (and How to Get Started Immediately)]
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/self-paced-training-courses/ TurningPoint Self-Paced Training Courses]
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* [http://www.mindmappingstrategies.com/learning-mind-mapping.aspx Learning Mind Mapping]
* [http://cidd.mansfield.ohio-state.edu/workshops/documentation/twelvetips.pdf Twelve tips for using a computerised interactive audience response system] (PDF)
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* [http://www.mind-mapping.co.uk/make-mind-map.htm How to Make a Mind Map®]
* [http://www.pccua.edu/assessment/Web%20Page%20Documents/clicker_primer.pdf Effective Use of the Audience Response System: A Prime] (PDF)
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mind_map Mind map - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia]
* [http://www.ipfw.edu/celt/technology/PDFs/ClickerTips.pdf Successfully Using Clickers in the Classroom]
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====Business====
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Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps in a business environment.
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* [http://www.allbusiness.com/business-planning-structures/business-plans/4057658-1.html Use Mind-Mapping Techniques to Think Outside the Business Plan Box]
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* [http://creately.com/blog/diagrams/mind-maps-for-effective-business-thinking/ Mind Maps for Effective Business Thinking]
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* [http://www.bized.co.uk/educators/16-19/business/strategy/presentation/busstrategy_map.htm Business Strategy - Mind Map]
  
 
====Education====
 
====Education====
Here are a number of great ideas for using clickers in a education environment.
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Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps in a education environment.
  
* [http://www.citl.ohiou.edu/quickstarts/clickers/stub.html Using Clickers in the Classroom]
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* [http://hubpages.com/hub/Mind_Mapping_and_Education Mind Mapping and Education]
* [http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/ Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers]
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* [http://destech.wordpress.com/2009/09/17/mind-maps-for-education/ Mind Maps for Education]
* [http://www.lifescied.org/cgi/content/full/6/1/9 Clickers in the Large Classroom: Current Research and Best-Practice Tips]
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* [http://blog.mindjet.com/2010/07/guest-post-learning-with-mind-maps-part-1 Guest Post – LEARNING with Mind Maps – Part 1 of Mind Maps in Education Series]
* [http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/?p=3 A Few Clickers Resources]
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* [http://blog.mindjet.com/2010/07/guest-post-learning-with-mind-maps-part-2 Guest Post – TEACHING with Mind Maps – Part 2 of Mind Maps in Education Series]
* [http://www.suite101.com/content/10-personal-response-systems-teaching-strategies-a159078 10 Personal Response Systems Teaching Strategies]
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* [http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/ClickersintheClassroomAnActive/157458 Clickers in the Classroom: An Active Learning Approach]
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* [http://www.sas.upenn.edu/computing/instructional/clickers/ Using "clickers" in the classroom]
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* [http://www.slideshare.net/rnja8c/using-clickers-in-the-classroom-posted Using Clickers in the Classroom]
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* [http://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/srs/faculty/best_practices.cfm Best Practices]
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* [http://cnx.org/content/m26449/latest/ Using clickers in the classroom -- Writing effective questions]
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* [http://www.wku.edu/teaching/booklets/clickers.html Clicking with Clickers: Questioning Effectively]
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* [http://campustechnology.com/articles/2008/09/using-classroom-clickers-to-engage-every-student.aspx Using Classroom Clickers To Engage Every Student]
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* [http://theactiveclass.com/2010/07/21/common-challenges-in-using-clickers-aaptsm10/ Common challenges in using clickers]
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* [http://www.sandiego.edu/cee/programs/events/technologypresentations/Laumakis_Clickers.pdf Clickers: Using Classroom Response Systems to Enhance Student Learning]
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====Clickerless Polling Systems====
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====Mind Map Collections====
Here are a number of great ways that you poll an audience without clickers.
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Here are collections of mind maps to help give you ideas.
* [http://www.polleverywhere.com/ Poll Everywhere]
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* [http://themobilelearner.wordpress.com/2007/11/27/polling-by-cell-phone-can-we-completely-by-pass-clickers/ Polling by Cell Phone – Can We Completely By-Pass Clickers?]
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* [http://mappio.com/ Mind Map Library. 1000s of MindMaps]
* [http://www.readwriteweb.com/start/2009/10/6-great-twitter-quiz-and-polli.php 6 Great Twitter Quiz and Polling Apps]
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* [http://www.microsoft.com/multipoint/mouse-mischief/en-us/default.aspx Microsoft Mouse Mischief]
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====Tools====
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Here are a number of mind mapping software tools.
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* [http://spyrestudios.com/15-great-mindmapping-tools-and-apps/ 15 Great Mindmapping Tools and Apps]
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* [http://www.dzinepress.com/2010/03/40-ultimate-useful-mind-mapping-tools 40 Ultimate Useful Mind Mapping Tools]
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====Uses for Mind Maps====
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Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps.
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* [http://www.cogniview.com/convert-pdf-to-excel/post/using-mind-maps-for-creativity-note-taking-and-productivity/ Using Mind Maps for Creativity, Note-Taking and Productivity]
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* [http://lifehacker.com/#!288763/a-beginners-guide-to-mind-mapping-meetings A Beginner’s Guide to Mind Mapping Meetings]
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* [http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newISS_01.htm Mind Maps: A powerful approach to note-taking]
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* [http://www.informationtamers.com/WikIT/index.php?title=Special:AllPages Information Tamers - Mind Maps]
  
 
===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===
Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the TurningPoint response systems.
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Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the mind mapping.
  
* [http://trainingportal.turningtechnologies.com/ TurningPoint Tutorials]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlabrWv25qQ Maximise the Power of Your Brain - Tony Buzan MIND MAPPING]
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/presentations/ TurningPoint Presentations]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=MindMap YouTube search - Mind Map]
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/webinar-archives/ TurningPoint Archived Webinars]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ouEes-72Ek Use Mind Maps to Write books, articles and technical documents]
* [http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/?p=771 Using Clickers to Engage Students in the Classroom]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4Rz5nQppps Learn how to use Mind Maps for Note Taking]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Latest revision as of 17:13, 27 June 2012

Mind Maps

Release status: new

Description Mind maps are a visual method for reflecting your thinking by representing ideas and relationships with lines and bubbles.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 11 February, 2011


Contents

[edit] Description

Mind maps are a visual method for reflecting your thinking by representing ideas and relationships with lines and bubbles.

[edit] Essential Requirements

Mind maps can be created on the back of a napkin or with the use of software. In the Tools section, there are links to various PC or Mac software applications that can be used for Mind Maps.

[edit] Learning resources information

[edit] Reading List

Here are a number of articles and books worth reading on the use of mind maps.

[edit] Key Web links

[edit] Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand mind maps and their capabilities.

[edit] Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps in a business environment.

[edit] Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps in a education environment.

[edit] Mind Map Collections

Here are collections of mind maps to help give you ideas.

[edit] Tools

Here are a number of mind mapping software tools.

[edit] Uses for Mind Maps

Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps.

[edit] Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the mind mapping.

[edit] References