David Frood, ILT Champion extraordinaire and E-Learning Staff Development Co-ordinator at the University of Derby, has created a Wiki to support the use of Mindgenius - one of the commercial mind mapping programme adopted by many UK institutions (including ours). You'll find information on:
He writes: "The software tips will obviously be specific to the version that you are using. the teaching and learning tips I am hoping with apply to both versions. The version 1 tips should show up in red as hasn't any information added, hopefully a Mindgenius Version 1 user will start to build this area of the site for us."
Mind mapping programmes are fantastic, and should be one of the basic programmes offered by all institutions, and introduced during induction. They're great for staff and students (with or without learning disabilities), and can be used for brainstorming, project work, planning, and presentations.
FreeMind - Java-based free open source Mind Map software