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Learning by Doing: A Comprehensive Guide to Simulations, Computer Games, and Pedagogy in e-Learning and Other Educational Experiences by Clark Aldrich

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6.1. A MORE COMPLETE MAP

Because I was a research director at Gartner, an organization that analyzes the information technology markets, I have a compulsive need to map things out. (There may be deeper reasons than that, but I will let trained psychologists make that call. In all fairness, I haven't had to eat my food alphabetically in over four years, so I should get credit for that.)

I have found that putting everything on one page can include and organize everyone's perspective and can start to tease apart differences in areas that seem similar. It also helps clients, especially CEOs, get comfortable with first the big picture, then the details.

As I go through the mapping process, I not only find holes in my knowledge that I can tap others ...

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