Mind Mapping with FreeMind

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Learn
  • Design a mind map that’s visually attractive using icons and writing enough text and adding notes where necessary
  • Represent the subject matter using key words developing a radiant hierarchy through word sizes
  • Associate ideas through words, icons and images
  • Develop a graphic technique working with bitmaps, designing SVG for the mind map or inserting external objects
  • Link the mind map to an email address, local or external hyperlinks
  • Export and share the mind map in different formats
About

FreeMind is the powerful free mind mapping software used by millions of people worldwide to capture their ideas and communicate them visually.

Mind mapping with FreeMind will teach you how to develop different kinds of mind maps to capture and arrange your ideas. You will learn how to combine FreeMind or FreePlane with other free software in order to enhance the mind maps. You will learn to link and share them for use with mobile devices.

Mind mapping with FreeMind provides easy to follow instructions to design different types of mind maps according to the needs of teachers and students. The book includes visual aids and example charts. Mind maps can be created in a simple way and throughout the book they can be enhanced using all the features that FreeMind offers. Visually attractive mind maps are displayed in the book as examples for you to build on.

Features
  • Design, write, add visual aids, link and share your mind maps
  • Increase productivity and creativity
Page Count 146
Course Length 4 hours 22 minutes
ISBN 9781849517621
Date Of Publication 18 Oct 2012

Authors

Silvina Paola Hillar

Silvina Paola Hillar is Italian and has been teaching English since 1993. She has always had a great interest in teaching and has done a lot of research on teaching methodologies and management techniques, and embedded them into her e-learning and teaching. She has also explored different types of e-learning, combining them with Moodle. She also researches multimedia assets to enhance teaching and learning through VLE platforms. With her students, she tries to reinforce their learning through new resources that are appealing and innovative for them. In this way, she ensures that multimedia stimulates different thinking skills and multiple types of intelligence.

She is an English teacher, a Certified Legal Translator (English/Spanish), and has a postgraduate degree in Education (graduated with honors). She has worked at several schools and institutions with native English speaking students and students of English as a foreign language, and as an independent consultant for many international companies as an interpreter, translator, and Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Course Designer.

She has always had a passion for using technological devices in education. Formerly, videos and cassettes were a must in her teaching lessons; however, computers still play a big role. Her brother, Gastón C. Hillar, designed some programs and games for her teaching. Lately, she has been teaching using Moodle and the Web. She believes that one of the most amazing challenges in education is bridging the gap between classic education and modern technologies. She has authored: Moodle 1.9: The English Teacher's Cookbook, Moodle 2.0 Multimedia Cookbook, Moodle 2.5 Multimedia Cookbook Second Edition, Mind Mapping with FreeMind, Moodle 2.3 Multimedia, and Moodle for Beginners Video Course. When not tinkering with computers, she enjoys traveling with her son, Nico and her partner, Jorge, with whom she spends wonderful time.