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Doodling for Dollars

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Employees in a range of businesses are being encouraged by their companies to sketch their ideas and draw diagrams to explain complicated concepts to colleagues.
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Visual thinking is about using pictures to help you solve problems, think about complex issues and communicate more effectively. -- Dave Gray
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Review: The Doodle Revolution -

Review: The Doodle Revolution - | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Matt dives into a visual thinking book that is teeming with whimsy and personality, and comes out the other side convinced that Sunni Brown's latest offering is actually one heck of an important business book.

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Review: The Sketchnote Handbook -

Review: The Sketchnote Handbook - | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Have you ever watched an amazing singer perform and fallen a little bit in love with them?

Sarah has to admit to being a bit smitten with Mike Rohde after taking his online course, "The Sketchnote Handbook".

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Visual Notetaking: Why what you draw is good enough! - YouTube

For more information, visit www.jeannelking.com Have you ever seen someone take visual notes and thought to yourself, "wow, that's so cool...I wish I could d...
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Visual Note-Taking

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As should be the case, there is ongoing discussion among educators about the skills that should be taught to their learners.  One such skill is note-taking.  Note-taking is typically classified as ...

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Visual Note-Taking

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Sketchnote Army - A Showcase of Sketchnotes

Sketchnote Army - A Showcase of Sketchnotes | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

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4 Killer Titles for your Visual Resources Library

4 Killer Titles for your Visual Resources Library | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

The past six months, I’ve been amazed at the surge of super titles that really are worth exploring. I’m going to give you the low-down on four books I think you should have in your library.

 
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The Visual Linguist: Visual Language research galore!

The Visual Linguist: Visual Language research galore! | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it


This quarter I'm teaching a course on the "Cognition of Comics" for the UCSD Cognitive Science Department. While the classes do discuss experiments and studies that have been done related to how people understand comics, and how they differ across cultures, I wanted this class to give students the opportunity to do science rather than just learn about it.

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6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Kick Start Your Visual Thinking (or how to talk to strangers on a plane)

6 Surprisingly Simple Ways to Kick Start Your Visual Thinking (or how to talk to strangers on a plane) | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
On a flight last week, I was doing a graphic note for a presentation I am giving soon. The person sitting next to me took a side-ways glance (ok, a couple), over my shoulder at what I was doing. Af...

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Dave Wood's curator insight, April 27, 10:50 AM

Cool summary of visual note taking.

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Is graphic recording reaching a tipping point?

Is graphic recording reaching a tipping point? | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
The other day, something happened that caught me completely off guard.   The dude at the Apple Store totally knew what graphic recording was.   A (Is graphic recording reaching a tipping point?

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How to Design the Perfect Subway Map

How to Design the Perfect Subway Map | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Cameron Booth is a seasoned graphic designer. In his spare time he also edits transitmaps.tumblr.com, the web's finest emporium for bus maps, subway diagrams, train network maps and more. We're enormous fans of his site and wanted to pin him down on a subject that's close to our own hearts: what makes a good transit map?
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Everyone’s a Visual Learner – A Conference Report | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University

Everyone’s a Visual Learner – A Conference Report | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

Jose Vazquez of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and I co-facilitated a 75-minute session at the POD Network / HBCU Faculty Development Network joint conference in Atlanta last month.  Our session was titled “Everyone’s a Visual Learner: Using Visual Thinking in the Classroom.” The feedback we received on the session was positive, so I thought I’d share some highlights here on the CFT blog.

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Digital Visual Facilitation

Digital Visual Facilitation | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
tools, tips, and tech for taking your practice into the digital world

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This Was the First Modern Organization Chart

This Was the First Modern Organization Chart | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
The words 'organization chart' are usually enough to make anyone's eyes glaze over--but this, the first modern example of such a visualization, is actually incredibly pretty.
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Visual thinking

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#sketchnotes #visualnotes #tips (#sketchnotes #visualnotes #tips http://t.co/gpSNbrFVNI)

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The Power of Visual Notetaking :: SF Design Week, General Assembly [T…

Visual note-taking is a powerful tool for design professionals who want to capture ideas and communicate them effectively. Known as sketchnoting or graphic rec…

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Pierre Mongin 's curator insight, June 25, 9:48 PM

le sketchnoting, qui a été traduit joliment croquinotes en français dans le livre Organisez vos notes avec le mind mapping est une excellente manière de solliciter nos sens. Ce diaporama est remarquable avec ses exercices d'echauffement 

pbernardon's curator insight, June 26, 11:23 PM

Du visuel pour capter les idées majeures, une méthode complémentaire au MIND-mapping. ImindMap permet de réaliser une carte mentale style sketchnotes 

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Use These Visual Techniques To Be Better Prepared For Presentations

Use These Visual Techniques To Be Better Prepared For Presentations | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

MOST OF OUR ANXIETY IN GIVING PRESENTATIONS COMES FROM A FEAR OF FORGETTING WHAT TO SAY. BUT OUR VISUAL RECALL IS MUCH BETTER THAN OUR VERBAL RECALL, SO DITCH TRYING TO MEMORIZE A LENGTHY TALK AND USE THESE VISUAL TECHNIQUES INSTEAD.

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"Think Clearly with Paper for iPad" Giveaway: Mathias Vestergaard

"Think Clearly with Paper for iPad" Giveaway: Mathias Vestergaard | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
 
We're teaming up with Mathias Vestergaard who is generously giving away 10 iTunes Promo Codes for his new book Think Clearly with Paper for iPad.
His video-based, interactive book, will teach you to get the most out of the Paper-app for iPad.

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Dave Wood's curator insight, May 31, 5:49 PM

Another guide to sketch noting - this time using the Paper for IPad app

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7 Tips For Creating The Perfect Infographic

7 Tips For Creating The Perfect Infographic | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

Infographics are a graphical representations of complex data. They provide a fun way to learn more about a particular topic without having to do a lot of reading. Infographics are also highly shareable which make them perfect for a viral marketing campaign. 

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How Cross Functional Flowcharts Make Problem Solving Easier

How Cross Functional Flowcharts Make Problem Solving Easier | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
How cross functional flowcharts make problem solving easier with specific examples and how to easily create cross functional flowcharts with use of software
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Kevin's Meandering Mind | Celebrating Doodling as Thinking

Kevin's Meandering Mind | Celebrating Doodling as Thinking | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it

I am not a doodler, but I have plenty of students who are. This image was over at Philip Cumming’s blog – A Retrospective Saunter – and I really love how it celebrated thinking in a very visual way.

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Three Easy Steps to Graphic Recording Success

Three Easy Steps to Graphic Recording Success | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
The number one question I get when I’m engaged in graphic recording or visual note-taking is: “OMG, how do you do that!?” (Usually with that “OMG” at the s (Rockstar pancakes and other graphic recording revelations!

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Dave Wood's curator insight, April 23, 7:43 AM

Key advice from Jeanne King - I fire my inner critic and do it anyway. The biggest roadblock for being able to do this work is not one’s belief that they can or can’t draw: it’s fear.

Uma Sundaram's curator insight, April 25, 3:42 AM

The key is "Firing the inner critic". While drawing (or working on the chart) the inner critic is constantly evaluating my work and saying "There was definitely a better way of doing this"... These days my answer is "Yes! I am sure. But this is the way this chart is going to be done." While I make sure that I dont shortchange my client, I cannot have my inner critic clamouring for attention, when I have to listen to the client group

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Show and Tell: Meet the Puma (and never write an outline again) - YouTube

The PUMA is our Presentation's Underlying Message Arc -- a better way to plan our presentation. The Puma gives us a simple way to think through our storyline...
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Dave Wood's curator insight, April 13, 2:21 AM

Show and tell provides a brilliant framework for visual storytelling.

Great ideas for building stories for marketing  coaching (or any other) services.

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Visual Thinking | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University

Visual Thinking | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
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Our brains are wired to rapidly make sense of and remember visual input. Visualizations in the form of diagrams, charts, drawings, pictures, and a variety of other ways can help students understand complex information. A well-designed visual image can yield a much more powerful and memorable learning experience than a mere verbal or textual description.

 

[In this article] you’ll find resources for integrating visual thinking in your teaching. You’ll find ideas for enhancing your presentations and for incorporating visual thinking in your students’ in- and out-of-class activities.

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How doodling can help companies see the big picture

How doodling can help companies see the big picture | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
To Darren Paul, doodling is no mindless activity. As co-founder of Night Agency, a Soho-based creative digital company, he scribbles cheering stick figures to illustrate happy clients and rocket ships…

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Roberta Faulhaber's curator insight, March 31, 2:17 PM

Albeit the definition of "doodling" IS "mindless" drawing!

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How Doodling Can Make You More Successful - Entrepreneur

How Doodling Can Make You More Successful - Entrepreneur | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
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Sunni Brown, a graphic facilitator and author of The Doodle Revolution, says some of history's greatest thinkers -- from Steve Jobs to John F.

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