Learn how to mind map. This course will take you as a complete beginner with carefully crafted time lapse videos that condense the normal 6 hours to learn this valuable life long skill into 90 min. Discover how mindmapping can transform your study strategy, saving stress and time. Saving over 2 weeks revision a year. Its especially valuable for working students. You will learn why people map and how to mind map using lots of walk through and time-lapse videos.
Learn Mind Map Basics Quickly and Thoroughly Using Five Principles.
Ideal foundation course for High school pupils, University students and working students.
You’ll learn how to create a mind map in a step by step fun visual way, as you watch me draw mind maps, so you can see how its done, and the variety of techniques. Its a simple immersive way to learn how to create mind map notes is with a paper and pen.
Mindmap drawing is a simple and powerful learning tool. You can create a mind map straightforwardly with this course. I will show you how the only mindmap tool you need to get started is a paper and pen. You will learn how to mindmap in five easy steps. Using this simple technique you can learn how to create a mind map in an evening.
I’ve designed this course with lots of time-lapse video of maps being drawn to make it fast and visually engaging. A lot has been fitted into this fast paced course. All the main mind mapping techniques are covered. It would probably take a 5 hour course in real life to do the same without the time-lapse videos.
Mind map technique is simple, but takes a little practice, especially selecting keywords. There are some exercises and demonstrations to show how mind mapping works in real life. Knowing what words to put on the branches is an important mind map technique that is often overlooked and needs a little practice. Its normally what trips people up with actually using mind mapping in real life. There are two videos dedicated to this typical hurdle.
The course is full of creative mind map ideas which you can do without being an artist. Its like painting by numbers or colouring in once you know the techniques. See how you don’t need to be artistic to draw a mind map.
You will learn how to draw a mind map by doing the step by step walkthrough and draw a mind map in real time.
Mind mapping is great for revision. I will show you how a basic revision mind map can save you over 60 hours revision a year for high school, university or professional development. Revision maps need a strong grasp of finding the key words to put on the branches. This is a core focus of this course. Keywords are crucial for exam revision and successful mind map revision.
This course is the foundation for how to use mind mapping for studying. Learning mind mapping as a student is the ideal way to learn the skill. Once you have it you can use it for planning a project, business mind map and mind map brainstorming.
If your a student I’m sure you will complete this course inspired and equipped with mind map ideas that will save you time and help you learn faster.
I’ll go over the broad topics we’ll cover in the course, as well as review the supplemental material and assignments. I’ll also touch on why the course will help students, and what they’ll get out of it once they’ve completed it.
A rapid fire overview of the top five steps towards a well structured and powerful mind map.
I share a little about myself, living in Scotland, 25 years of mind mapping experience in teaching, business, public speaking, community engagement, youth work, permaculture design and coaching. How I discovered my dyslexia and was motivated to condense these 25yrs of experience into this timelapse video course.
How you will Learn:
Quick start guide to mind mapping. What you need to know to start a mind map. Five powerful principles: The first three give structure to the map and the final two boost your maps power.
You will see a range of maps drawn at different speeds: Timelapse maps where a 10min map is seen drawn in 10 seconds, twice the speed and normal speed while I talk. It helps you to learn to read and draw maps.
Discover how unpacking keywords from new information will help conquer information overload. How to unpackage a sentence to its key points and how to decide which is of primary importance. We will be using the analogy of taking a delivery of parcels for a construction/planting project
I systematically show how to strip down text into key words.
I take a paragraph of notes that have been stripped down to Keywords and show you the decision making process involved in putting them on mind map branches. This exercise really helps you get confident in knowing where to place your words on a mind map. This is one of the main stumbling blocks for beginners.
Here is a short fable. I'd like you to try and turn it into a little mind map with the principles you have learnt as a 'Sketch Map'.
A rapid fire overview of the top learning points made in the course. The key ingredients of a transformation in your note taking and learning.
A final summary mind map of all the important things you've learnt. I ask if you feel I’ve delivered on my promises to show you why people map, how to map and if mind mapping is for you. With a warning.
Specific advice for High school students, Universtiy Students and working students:
Description of my flash map system for condensing 60+ course maps into one flash map which I memorised and redrew in the exam before I even opened the first question paper.
Avid learner and teacher. 25 Years of experience with mind mapping and project management. I've taught people to mind map in many settings, from school children to whole classes of University Students. I learnt during my Law Degree at Edinburgh University 25 years ago. Now I love to teach people these skills online. I want to help working students, especially those returning to do a second degree while working, how to deal with the information workload with mind mapping.