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Information Visualization & Mind Maps

Information Visualization & Mind Maps

Many free web-based tools can be used to visualize information and content. The tools below can be used to create infographics, mind or concept maps, timelines, flowcharts, and other visual products.

Spark Post allows users to create high-quality graphics using their own images or a variety of free images. Posts are automatically formatted for the perfect shape and size for various social media sites.

Adobe Spark Post HelpSheet

Answer Garden is a free web-based tool that can be used to instantly collect short (up to 40 characters), text-based feedback from students.

Answer Garden HelpSheet

Mentimeter is a web-based voting/polling tool. Questions can be multiple choice, image choice, open-ended, word cloud, scales, ranking (100 points), 2 by 2 scales, or a quiz.

Mentimeter HelpSheet

Piktochart is a web-based application used to create infographics. Infographics are visual representations of data or information.

Piktochart HelpSheet

Popplet is a web-based collaborative tool used to graphically organize thoughts and information. Mind maps, diagrams, concept maps and presentations that contain text, images, drawings, and videos can be created with this tool.

Popplet HelpSheet

Finding free images can be difficult. These four websites contain quality images and icons that are Public Domain or Creative Commons (CC0) – Attribution.

Website for Free Images HelpSheet

ThingLink is a web-based application that allows users to create interactive media-rich images.

ThingLink HelpSheet