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example of organisatioin
mind maps
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mind maps
a diagram, or visual summary, of the information that is to be remembered. Words, ideas and/or pictures are arranged around a central idea
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why mind maps work
1)information is processed in meaningful and active way-the mind map has to be drawn before the information is learnt 2)Links between the areas are made in the mind map, so the information is organised well, helping storage and retrieval of memory
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supporting evidence of mind maps
Nesbit and Adescope (2006): 55 studies of students studying range of subjects, students who used technique showed increased knowledge retention
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grounding evidence of mind maps
supports theory-students who used technique showed increased knowledge, many studies (55), large number.
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limitations of mind maps
only useful to those who are better at using a 'doing' learning style, people who prefer a 'thinking' learning style would find this technique much less helpful.
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a diagram, or visual summary, of the information that is to be remembered. Words, ideas and/or pictures are arranged around a central idea

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mind maps

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1)information is processed in meaningful and active way-the mind map has to be drawn before the information is learnt 2)Links between the areas are made in the mind map, so the information is organised well, helping storage and retrieval of memory

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Nesbit and Adescope (2006): 55 studies of students studying range of subjects, students who used technique showed increased knowledge retention

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supports theory-students who used technique showed increased knowledge, many studies (55), large number.

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