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Essential Study Skills, Fifth Edition
Linda Wong
Chapter 11: Using Visual Notetaking Systems

Visual Mappings and Other Forms of Visual Notetaking

Concept Map
Click on the various links to learn more about using concept maps, seeing relationships, and viewing a wide variety of concept maps for topics, such as balanced diet, cell  structure, air pollutants, nutrition, movable joints, body temperature, and plants.

Concept Mapping
This web site includes a variety of visual notetaking formats, including concept mapping, process maps, fun frames, characteristics map, narrative story line, persuasion map, and more.

Concept Mapping

Learn how to do a map, and learn about organizational patterns that may appear in mind maps.  You will also learn about advantages of mapping, uses of mapping and more.

Graphic Organizers
Click on the links to learn more about numerous graphic organizers, such as fishbone, spider map, clustering, cycle, interaction outline, storyboard, semantic mapping, venn diagrams, and more.

Graphic Organizers
View examples of a spider map, series of events chain, continuum scale, matrix, problem/solution outline, network tree, interaction outline, fishbone map, and more.

Index Graphic Organizers
A comparison charts shows uses and functions of webbing, concept maps, matrixes, and flow charts.  Click on the different graphic organizers to learn more.  Links to other related sites are also included.

Organizing Notes
Click on the "handouts" section to see examples of concept maps, list structures, tables (comparison charts), sequential diagrams, and hierarchies.

Uses of Mind Maps
Learn how mind maps can be used for notes, recall, creativity, problem solving, planning, and presentations.


Forms of Notetaking
See the Weblinks for Chapter 9 and Chapter 10

See the Weblinks for Chapter 9

Practice Making Visual Mappings, Hierarchies, and Comparison Charts

Myers-Briggs Personality Types

Use information from the web sites below to create a comparison chart.

Sixteen Personality Types

Connecting Personality Types with Careers and Jobs

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