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Concept Mapping is Another Good Preliminary Method

Creativity Tips mind map by Think Buzan
A concept map or "mindmap" is a simple way to visually display ideas and relationships among concepts. Creating one can help you organize your ideas and define your topic. You can create a mind map of anything!

Example of a mind map

Interesting mind map created as a Wikipedia advertisement. Found on Flickr. Click on image to go to the page describing it.Mind Map: I Edit Wikipedia (chalkboard example)

Web Tools for Mind Mapping

Mind Map

There are many mind mapping software packages available.

Bubl Us is free and easy to use.

Mind Meister is good and free for use with limited features. But you have to sign up

The images on this page were used by permission, most under CC licensing.

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