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Training guide

This is your training guide

Getting started

  1. Each page should have a friendly url
  2. Create a standard box. Boxes are 'un-floating' by default.
    1. Add assets
  3. Mapping boxes. Always reuse content where possible.
  4. Keep text clear and concise. You can use a tool like Hemingway Editor to help.
  5. Create a tabbed box.
  6. How to preview your page.
  7. Reorder any boxes so they make sense
  8. Delete hidden boxes you no longer need.
  9. Proofread and check for accessibility.
  10. Submit for review. 

Find your page and complete the tasks. See the Reduce, refine, reuse guide for more detail.

Tabbed box


Description: Mind mapping is a visual form of note making. Mind mapping can help you:

  • Create an overview of a topic.
  • Explore or break down an idea, concept, or problem and identify relationships and connections.
  • Create revision plans with the use of colour and images to help recall information.
  • Plan, structure and organise assignments and other written work.
  • Manage projects and tasks and create Gantt charts.

Mind Genius contains some useful study skills and project management templates to help build your map.

Guides: Mind Genius resources include 'how to' guides, templates and training.

Location:  All City student computers. Available remotely through Apps Anywhere. Find out how to open and launch AppsAnywhere. To use MindGenius remotely from a Windows pc, you need to be connected to the University's Virtual Private Network (VPN).

Category: Productivity, planning and organisation.