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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]  
 
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/productguidesmanuals/ TurningPoint Product Guides & Manuals]  
* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/training-documents/ TurningPoint Training Documents]
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* [http://www.turningtechnologies.com/responsesystemsupport/producttraining/self-paced-training-courses/ TurningPoint Self-Paced Training Courses]
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* [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.pccua.edu/assessment/Web%20Page%20Documents/clicker_primer.pdf Effective Use of the Audience Response System: A Prime] (PDF)
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* [http://www.ipfw.edu/celt/technology/PDFs/ClickerTips.pdf Successfully Using Clickers in the Classroom]
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====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]
 
* [http://www.citl.ohiou.edu/quickstarts/clickers/stub.html Using Clickers in the Classroom]
* [http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/ Resources for engaging and assessing students with clickers]
 
* [http://www.lifescied.org/cgi/content/full/6/1/9 Clickers in the Large Classroom: Current Research and Best-Practice Tips]
 
* [http://derekbruff.com/teachingwithcrs/?p=3 A Few Clickers Resources]
 
* [http://www.suite101.com/content/10-personal-response-systems-teaching-strategies-a159078 10 Personal Response Systems Teaching Strategies]
 
* [http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/ClickersintheClassroomAnActive/157458 Clickers in the Classroom: An Active Learning Approach]
 
* [http://www.sas.upenn.edu/computing/instructional/clickers/ Using "clickers" in the classroom]
 
* [http://www.slideshare.net/rnja8c/using-clickers-in-the-classroom-posted Using Clickers in the Classroom]
 
* [http://www4.uwm.edu/ltc/srs/faculty/best_practices.cfm Best Practices]
 
* [http://cnx.org/content/m26449/latest/ Using clickers in the classroom -- Writing effective questions]
 
* [http://www.wku.edu/teaching/booklets/clickers.html Clicking with Clickers: Questioning Effectively]
 
* [http://campustechnology.com/articles/2008/09/using-classroom-clickers-to-engage-every-student.aspx Using Classroom Clickers To Engage Every Student]
 
* [http://theactiveclass.com/2010/07/21/common-challenges-in-using-clickers-aaptsm10/ Common challenges in using clickers]
 
* [http://www.sandiego.edu/cee/programs/events/technologypresentations/Laumakis_Clickers.pdf Clickers: Using Classroom Response Systems to Enhance Student Learning]
 
  
====Clickerless Polling Systems====
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====Uses for Mind Maps====
Here are a number of great ways that you poll an audience without clickers.
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Here are a number of great ideas for using mind maps.
* [http://www.polleverywhere.com/ Poll Everywhere]
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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]
* [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://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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===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===

Revision as of 17:04, 11 February 2011

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

Description

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 Turning Technologies

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 ResponseWare.

Software

Software for both Windows and the Mac can be found at the TurningPoint upgrade site.

Learning resources information

Reading List

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

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

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


Education

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

Uses for Mind Maps

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

Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the TurningPoint response systems.

References