A concept map example

Concept mapping and brainstorming tools help with developing thoughts as well as coming up with new ideas through the use of visual images and symbols. These web-based applications mirror the features of Microsoft Visio, and some of them have even added the ability to share and edit collaboratively.

Concept Mapping and Brainstorming Tools

Bubbl.us is a web application that helps in the process of brainstorming and creating concept maps.

Gliffy is an online diagramming service that lets users create and share charts, diagrams, and more.


UW Bothell does not provide technical support for this tool. Instead, users may be able to obtain support through the third-party that provides the tool or public information on the internet. UWB LT provides pedagogical support for the use of this tool in classes.