Plan and organise

After you have reserched it is important to carefully plan and organise your information.

Use the following steps to develop a clear plan for your talk:

  • Brainstorm the topic to clarify what you know
  • Organise the material logically, eg. chronologically, spatially (diagrams and maps), sequentially (first, second)
  • Develop a plan or structure.

Here is an example of one way that you could plan your presentation using a mindmapping process:

Step 1

Brainstorm your topic.

Step 1 in mindmapping process

Step 2

Organise your information.

Step 2 of mindmapping exercise

Step 3

Complete the mindmap.

Step 3 of mindmapping process

For more detailed information about mindmapping go to the resources on the Learning Lab

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