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SpatialNote

Mind Maps
PowerPoint
Prezi
Evernote

SpatialNote

  • Information Organization
  • 3D
  • global and local views
  • hierarchical structure
  • Making Sense
  • hierarchical relationships
  • object-centered reference frame
  • egocentric reference frame
  • topological reference frame
  • geocentric reference frame
  • language spatial metaphors
  • Creativity
  • seeing new perspectives
  • seeing empty spots
  • seeing new relationships
  • often eureka moments due to a high amount of implicit and explicit associations
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • interactive non-liniear presenting
  • high audience engagement
  • sharing info and easily memorable structure that facilitates better cognition
  • high level of content recall and "wow" due to interfactivity
  • Memory effects
  • radical improvement in data memorization
  • Ease of use
  • easy to use

Mind Maps

  • Information Organization
  • flat
  • global view
  • hierarchical structure
  • Making Sense
  • hierarchical relationships
  • limited object-centered reference frame
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Creativity
  • n/a
  • seeing empty spots
  • seeing new relationships
  • n/a
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • mostly fixed way of presenting
  • low audience engagement
  • sharing info and hardly memorable insignificant structure
  • little content recall
  • Memory effects
  • little (5-30%) improvement in data memorization
  • Ease of use
  • easy to use

PowerPoint

  • Information Organization
  • linear
  • local view
  • linear
  • Making Sense
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Creativity
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • mostly fixed way of presenting
  • low audience engagement
  • sharing info and hardly memorable insignificant structure
  • little content recall
  • Memory effects
  • no improvement in data memorization
  • Ease of use
  • easy to use

Prezi

  • Information Organization
  • flat
  • zoom to transition from global to local view
  • no predefined structure
  • Making Sense
  • optional hierarchial relationships
  • object-centered reference frame
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Creativity
  • n/a
  • seeing empty spots
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • mostly fixed way of presenting
  • high audience engagement
  • sharing info and moderately memorable insignificant structure
  • recall of the “wow” moments
  • Memory effects
  • little improvement in data memorization
  • Ease of use
  • difficult and time consuming, often requires professional designers

Evernote

  • Information Organization
  • flat
  • local view
  • n/a
  • Making Sense
  • some hierarchical relationships
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Creativity
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • n/a
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • mostly fixed way of presenting
  • low audience engagement
  • sharing info and hardly memorable insignificant structure
  • little content recall
  • Memory effects
  • solution remembers, not of you
  • Ease of use
  • easy to use