Using mind maps to outline your course syllabus not only models how to organize information but also adheres to the universal design principles of conveying information in multiple modes.

 Show Them the Money: Using Mind Mapping in the Introductory Finance Course (Biktimirov & Nilson, 2006).

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  1. Using MindMup or another visual organizer tool in the EdTech Sandbox, create a concept map of your course syllabus.
  2. Please upload or provide a link your concept map as a response to the Syllabus Concept Map activity.
  3. After you make your submission, save the web address to your response (found in the green confirmation box) so you can use it later for your badge submission form.


This activity is part of the Organize Knowledge section of the Teacher for Learning Module.

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  • Cross cultural elective syllabus concept map
    by Renee Berquist (@rberquist)

    This concept map demonstrates the content of the course, and the connections between and within the main concepts in the course. For example: pre-departure training is required prior to undertaking the experiential component of the course, but the content within the predeparture training module also serves to enhances cultural awareness, the ethics of travel, and more… »

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    by Cory M (@C)

    This is a mind map of an estimating course that I am teaching which provides a visual of estimators responsibilities.

  • Thinking about Post Secondary Education
    by Jennifer Ferdinands (@j_ferdinands)

    Thinking about Life after High School There are many options available to students after they complete their secondary studies.  This diagram or mindmap has been developed as a starting point for students to begin thinking about their journey into post-secondary education.

  • Information Literacy Mind Map
    by Kymberly Ash (@kash)

    Because I don’t have a traditional syllabus to work from I decided to use the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education from ACRL (a guiding document for librarians) to create a concept map. This is not a complete representation of all skills and dispositions that are covered in the document, but a great representation more… »

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    by Keisha Henry (@keish.henry)

    NURS1016: Ethics & Moral Theory Course Syllabus: Concept Map Professor Keisha Henry September 19, 2023    

  • Cellular & Molecular Biology MindMap
    by Trish Morrow (@tmorrow)

    This is a mindmap of my Cellular & Molecular Biology course syllabus.

  • Mind Map Lab Safety Course Curriculum
    by Danielle Menezes (@dmenezes)

    I am currently teaching a course on Laboratory skills and mapped out the curriculum topics into its main categories and sub topics that are being taught.

  • Syllabus Concept Map
    by Victoria Jackson (@victoriaj)

    I used MindMup to create a map outlining one of our micro-credential bundles.

  • Syllabus Mind Map
    by Mark Shannelly (@mshannelly)

    I have created a mind map for my Sound Design in Gaming class!

  • Syllabus Concept Map
    by Ramandeep Kaur (@Raman)

    I have created syllabus map using Miro.

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