How do I create a mind map or concept map?


Concept mapping and mind mapping software are used to create diagrams of relationships between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information. An internet search for mind map software will reveal websites and software products for mind mapping.

A resource included in some course syllabi is called Mind Meister. The Mind Meister website allows you to try a live demo, view video tutorials, and create up to three mind maps for free. There is also a free 30 day trial on all subscription plans. Please refer to your course syllabus for basic instructions. You can also visit the Mind Meister Support site for additional assistance.

Some free websites for creating and saving mind/concept maps include: -

Mind42 -

Please note this only serves as guidance. Contact your Instructor to check for any specific recommendations or requirements for mind mapping assignments. 

For information on creating a Mind Map using Microsoft Word, please see the following websites:

Word 2010 SmartArt Mind Map
MindMapsUnleased: Learn to Create a Mind Map in Word

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Credo Reference Mind Map Tool - Use this topic generated map to view broad topics and sub topics 

  • Last Updated Dec 22, 2022
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