(Shows only main ideas/concepts and major details)

Example - Mapping

Image of "Central Theme or Topic" text and line map

Most often used by visual learners. May be used to:

  • Preview/outline a course, an entire text, or a chapter in a text.
  • Take notes on a lecture delivered by a holistic-styled instructor who may skip around from topic to topic.
  • Provide an overview for study prior to tests.