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ENG 242: Intro to Drama

A guide for students studying drama in literature.

Concept Mapping: How to Start Your Research Paper

Brainstorming about your research topic is an essential step in the research process. Concept maps are a great tool for brainstorming and connecting your ideas.

How to Make Your MindMup Concept Map

1) Open the link to MindMup here.

2) Put your topic or topic question in the middle of the page.

3) Use the "Add Child" button, which looks like this:  to branch out from your topic. Try to think of 3-5 major concepts that relate to your topic.

4) Use some background sources to discover words that are related to or synonyms of your 3-5 major concepts. Use the same button () to continue branching off. See how many words you can think of!

How to Share Your MindMup

To share your MindMup, find the Share button at the top of the screen. Click on Publish to Share or Embed. 

Click on Start and add ENG 242 to your title. Then click Publish. When you're given a URL, copy and paste it in the box to the left and click Done. Then you're all set!

Share Your MindMup