Welcome to the CompendiumLD activity map exchange
Using this Map Exchange
This area is for sharing CompendiumLD maps. On the left hand side you will see a menu. If you are not logged in you will only have Browse Maps available. If you are logged in you will also have access to the Share Maps option.
Browse Maps lists any maps that have been uploaded to this map share. You will be able to view the uploaded mays either as a Map view or as an Outline view.
You can download an XML zip file of the map data and resource which you can then import into CompendiumLD. Once downloaded you can drag and drop the zip file into the CompendiumLD project you want it loaded into.
Share Maps takes you to a page where you can publish your maps. You’ll need to export your map using the 'Power Export option from the Export menu (File Menu / Exports / Power Export ; you might have to click the down arrow at the bottom of the File menu to reveal the Power Export option). This export will include the Web Map and Outline HTML views and an XML zip file of the data that others can then download.
This area is your upload management area. It will always list the maps you have uploaded and also it will allow you to edit the title and description, or delete a map you have uploaded.
Getting hold of CompendiumLD
If you don't yet have CompendiumLD you can download it from here.
What is CompendiumLD?
CompendiumLD is aa psecialised version of Compendium, a knowledge map software tool for visual thinking. It is being developed as a tool to support lecturers, teachers and others involved in education to help them articulate their ideas and map out a design or learning sequence. Compendium is based on many years research on the use of knowledge mapping tools in educational and workplace settings.
What can I do with CompendiumLD?
Design learning activities.
- Gather educational resources by dragging+dropping them onto a map.
- Sequence resources into a learning path
- Map both teacher and learner activities
- Publish your maps [Example]
- Link to one or more OpenLearn resources.
Keep track of your own thoughts and documents.
- Drag and drop documents and websites onto a map.
- Arrange icons in ways that make sense to you.
- Give icons keyword tags. [Mind Map] [Example]
Map the connections between concepts .
- Write down the key concepts of a new topic.
- Label the connections between concepts to show links.[Concept Map] [ Example]
Map discussions and arguments. Create a ‘Dialogue Map’ to:
- Clarify your thinking.
- Make links between everyone’s ideas in meetings.
- An "Argument Map" can be made to clarify the argument in someone else's writing.
[Dialogue Map] [Example] [Argument Map] [Example]