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The Ultimate Mind Map Course for Education

You'll learn the benefits of Mind Mapping, how to apply Mind Maps in school, your career and as a life long learner.
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Created by Sean Mitton
Last updated 3/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn Mind Map basics and benefits.
Learn Mind Map applications in educational settings.
Learn Mind Map appilications that can be used for your career and life long learning.
New videos and Mind Map examples will be added throught the life of the course. The community will play a role in that content.
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Requirements
  • A willingness to learn!
Description

Are you interested in improving organization skills, enhancing creativity and improving memory? Those are a few of the benefits that you'll gain by taking the Ultimate Mind Map Course for Education.

There are currently 30 videos with over 2.5 hrs of video content. The videos are structured to be practical, quick and to the point...no fluff. I've purposefully, kept videos under 10 minutes to discuss applications and strategies. I've also included a list of free and paid Mind Map software options.

This course can be enjoyed by students, parents, teachers and life long learners.

It's currently structured with three sections Introduction to Mind Mapping, School Applications and Personal Development.

Video titles include:

The Simplicity of Mind Maps
Mind Map Benefits
5 Mind Mapping categories for education
The power of questions
How to create templates
How to create "Master Mind Maps"
Course Management
Time management
Note Taking
Test Preparation
Writing Outlines
Group Work
Book Summaries
Research

Mind Mapping is a journey. This is your Mind Map journey! Pick the video applications that work for you. Suggest future applications for the community. I will add more video examples for applications that the community wants to see.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students, parents, teachers, counselors, life long learners.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to Mind Mapping
9 Lectures 30:10

This video outlines the first section of the course which is the introduction to Mind Mapping.

Preview 03:12

This video will give you some thoughts on how you can apply Mind Maps in your future. Mind Maps have been an invaluable tool in being an entrepreneur, author, speaker and I share some thoughts on how I applied Mind Maps throughout my journey.

Here's some related links of my work and experiences.

Canadian Expat Network website

Recent Canadian Expat Network Newsletters

Book: "The Goal That United Canada, 72 Amazing Stories by Canadians from Coast to Coast"

Speaking at the Hockey Hall of Fame

Preview 06:49

Mind maps are very simple to use. It's for that reason that I believe any age can learn how to use them. The question becomes how do you want to apply them at the different age ranges.

I've often said, "if you have content, you can Mind Map it!"

Preview 01:24

A brief description on Mind Map benefits. The habit of Mind Mapping outside of using the software everyday has helped me better organize my thoughts and ask better questions in all areas of my life. Asking better questions has been invaluable!

Preview 01:44

This will give you an idea of how Mind Maps can be used in scholastic applications. Of course, there are many other ways to apply Mind Maps.

Five Mind Mapping Categories for Education
01:54

This is one of the greatest benefits of Mind Mapping that most people don't think about. By continually organizing your thoughts through the Mind Map structure your ability to ask better questions will evolve.

It's for that reason I repeat "Think. Apply. Practice. Share."

I'd like to hear about the cool things you solve or create!

The Power of Questions
04:22

Mindjet is a leader in Mind Map Software. I've personally used it throughout my Mind Map journey and it's the most popular software used by Fortune 500 companies.

I have the ability to sell the software for educational purposes at a discount. if you purchase the software I can share a number of Mind Maps and templates with you.

Using Mindjet Software
07:32

There are some many different ways to create Mind Maps. The key is to think about how you want to organize you maps, what are good questions and apply it. Through repetition and sharing your knowledge and skills with others, you'll be amazed what you can accomplish.

Lesson Structure: Think. Apply. Practice. Share.
03:13

Here's a brief list of websites that offer Mind Map software. This is not an exhaustive list, but will give you an idea of both free and paid software versions available.

This course uses Mindjet software which I've used for more than 10 years. I haven't used the other software options enough to offer a review.

Full disclosure: I can resell Mindjet software site licenses in the Education marketplace.

List of Mind Map Software
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School Applications
12 Lectures 58:55

You are not alone! This video will discuss how to use Mind Maps in creating a resource strategy. When you become more resourceful, you'll be less stressed and more confident.

Being Resourceful
05:27

Creating Templates
04:22

I'm often asked how you create Mind Maps that have a lot of content. One strategy is creating "Master Mind Maps".

Create Master Mind Maps
04:26

Course Management
04:30

I use Mind maps to stay organized and focused for all my projects and tasks. I'd probably be lost without this Mind Map. I use it every day!

Time Management
05:35

I wish I could have used this Mind Map when I was in school. It really helps in identifying strengths and weaknessses.

Test Preparation
05:40

Writing outlines with Mind Maps has greatly reduced procrastination that I had in the past. In my opinion, the hardest part in writing is getting started and this Mind Map has solved that issue for me. I use oultines for all my writing including designing this course.

Writing Outlines
07:46

A great way to organize your notes. We'll be doing more examples.

Note Taking
07:47

This is a great way to stay organized as a group as well as brainstorming ideas!

Group Work
03:48

Book summaries are a great way to refer to book highlights and be a great memory trigger. In this example, I used one of my favorite books, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen Covey.

Book Summaries
03:14

I use Mind Maps all the time for research. It's a great way to organize information, save links and attachments.

Research
04:17

Here's a few fun examples to get you started in creating your first Mind Maps.

Fun Assignments
02:03
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Personal Development & Life Long Learning
11 Lectures 50:23

Mind Maps are a great tool for generating ideas through groups or as an individual.

Brainstorming & Freethinking
06:13

Have fun creating your goals on Mind Maps. You may see things in a different way!

Goal Setting
03:35

It's too bad there is not course in school on networking. Understanding and applying networking strategies can play a large role in your future. After this video, I hope you'll think differently about relationships and personal connections.

Networking
06:59

Use Mind Maps to create to create a plan and look at your future holistically.

Career Resource Planning
05:02

Be well prepared and gain an advantage on competitors.

Interview Preparation
04:39

This Mind Map video will have you thinking differently and hopefully optimize and internships that you have in the future.

Internship Preparation
04:50

You've accomplished more than you know. This Mind Map video is about creating a unique resume for you not an employer.

Personal Resumes
05:11

Mind Maps are a great tool for creating your own personal libraries. This an introduction into personal libraries. There is no limit to the number or personal libraries that you can create.

Personal Libraries
03:14

Unfortunately, we can't be motivated all the time. This video shows how to use Mind Maps to create a strategy that can pick you up during times when you need a boost.

Motivation
04:34

Learn how Mind Maps be used to create confidence strategies.

Confidence
06:06

Throughout the course I've shown you a number or ways to use Mind Maps.

In this lecture I want to share how to create a Gratitude Map. It's a great way to show people how you feel about them. In this example I focus on how to create a Mother's Day Gratitude Map. If you create one, I'd like to hear how it goes.

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About the Instructor
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1,199 Students
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The Mind Map Coach

In the past 10 years, Mitton has created over 500 Mind Maps as an Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Reporter, Web designer and Coach. He Founded the Canadian Expat Network, co-authored the book "The Goal That United Canada", has been interviewed by over 30 media outlets and has interviewed notable athletes, entertainers, politicians and business leaders. He's spoken at a Community College Conference, schools, libraries and the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2010, he organized the first Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research in North Carolina.

Every step of the way, he's created Mind Maps to keep organized, be more creative, strategic and reduce stress. Throughout this process, he found that by asking better questions through Mind Mapping you can achieve better results!

His only regret is that he wasn't able to use mind maps as a student. That regret has driven him to create an extensive course for students, helping them to become more organized, creative and share course material they wouldn't find in traditional curriculum.

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