When participants take good notes, learning effectiveness increases significantly. Idea Mapping uses this principle.
During your presentation, participants take notes using an Idea-Mapping approach. At logical junctures, you stop the presentation and ask teams to consolidate their Idea Maps into a combined product. At the end of the lecture, teams complete their Idea Maps, covering the entire presentation.
There are several times when using Idea Maps would prove the most beneficial. These include
when the instructional content is primarily informational or conceptual
if participants are capable of ...