eLearning for Skype

This solution extends ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7 software with the ability to prepare and run remote learning sessions by using Skype*.

ConceptDraw MINDMAP helps you create educational materials and then present the prepared content to students using a Skype conference call to deliver content.

The eLearning for Skype solution works great with other ConceptDraw Solution Park plugins such as Word Exchange, Presentation Exchange, and Mind Map Exchange.

* eLearning for Skype is not supported in newer versions of Skype. The API used to communicate between users of ConceptDraw MINDMAP has been discontinued by Skype. For current list of products and versions of those products required for the proper operation of this solution please view “Compatibility”.


ConceptDraw eLearning for Skype — Powerful eLearning Tool

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Examples

All the “eLearning for Skype” samples shown here are ConceptDraw MINDMAP documents. You can gain access to these samples by using the Input tab in ConceptDraw MINDMAP, once you have installed the eLearning for Skype Solution.

Example 1: Genomics & Health

This mind map was created in ConceptDraw MINDMAP. An experienced user can build a map similar to the sample provided in 30 minutes or less.

Genetic engineering is moving in a rapid fashion. There are new discoveries occurring at an incredibly fast pace.

This map was created from content found at "FAQ About Genetic and Genomic Science" (National Human Genome Research Institute, www.genome.gov) and shows how simple in is to use a map structure to explain complex subjects. The content from this map and maps similar to this can be used with the eLearning for Skype solution for ConceptDraw MINDMAP to present complex information in a simplified manner.

eLearning for Skype — Genomics and Health

Example 2: How to Use Each and Every

This mind map was created in ConceptDraw MINDMAP. An experienced user can build a map similar to the sample provided in 30 minutes or less.

Mind maps are a fantastic tool for training and teaching, and with the new Skype solution for ConceptDraw MINDMAP, you can now use mind maps as instructional materials for eLearning. This opens a whole new world of possibilities for instructors. Here is a mind map describing simple rules that could be used to help a student learn a new language!

eLearning for Skype — How to Use Each and Every

Example 3: Solar System

This mind map was created in ConceptDraw MINDMAP. An experienced user can build a map similar to the sample provided in 30 minutes or less.

Here is a visual presentation of the Solar System's structure. Highly visual documents of this type can be presented to others using ConceptDraw MINDMAP in conjunction with the eLearning for Skype solution.

eLearning for Skype — Solar System

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Getting Started with Remote Presentation for Skype

What I Need to Get Started

ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7.5 (or later), the “eLearning for Skype” solution (found in the Collaboration Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park) and a Skype account are all you need to get started. Make sure they are installed on the all participants computers.

How to install

Download and install ConceptDraw Solution Browser and ConceptDraw MINDMAP v7.5 (or later). Next, install the “eLearning for Skype” solution using ConceptDraw Solution Browser.

If you don't have Skype installed on your computer visit skype.com. There you can find download and install instructions for Skype.

Start Using

To start using eLearning for Skype just run ConceptDraw MINDMAP and press the Skype button on Startup Dialog or on the Home tab.

Then follow the Wizard's instructions. ConceptDraw MINDMAP Presentation Wizard informs you on status and gives detailed instructions any steps that are required.

If you have any questions on using this solution visit our HelpDesk section