GoConqr Review: Growth through LearningCindy
As its slogan “Growth through learning” indicates, GoConqr is an integrated suite of content creation tools for each step in learning. These steps include making flashcards, mind maps, notes, flowcharts, slides, course, and quizzes. GoConqr delivers such versatile digital learning experiences that it is welcomed by learners, educators, institutions, and companies around the world. GoConqr MindMaps is a subsidiary application developed from GoConqr.
- Android: Requires Android 4.0.3 and up.
- iOS: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
The free version of Academic campus and Corporate campus plans are available. Users pay monthly or a reduced annual rate.
- Basic: Free. Create 3 subjects and a total of 20 resources.
- Basic+: Free. Create unlimited subjects and unlimited public resources by referring 3 friends.
- Premium: A one-year GoConqr Premium subscription cost £14.99.
Different from other high-end professional mind map software like Edraw MindMaster and MindManager, GoConqr performs a totally different style in mind mapping. The position of a topic is not fixed as it is in traditional mind map program, GoConqr allows you to drag and drop the topic anywhere on the canvas as you like.
One Account Syncs with More Apps
As has mentioned above, GoConqr MindMaps is a subsidiary application of GoConqr. You can create a GoConqr account through the Mind Maps app or sync with your existing web account. Namely, as long as you have signed up a GoConqr account on whatever platforms of the company, you can sign in any software developed by this company such as GoConqr’s Flashcards and Quizzes apps, just like Google does.
Amazing Learning Groups and Resources
Over 7 million users have created more than 4 million resources and courses in GoConqr’s Virtual Library. You are allowed to rate, pin and share the learning resources. Users can view, play and share Mind Maps, Notes, Slides, Flashcards, and Quizzes as well as get performance overviews in Flashcards and Quizzes.
This app combines learning with social networking so that you can make friends and join in people you like anytime and anywhere. The GoConqr app lets you countless learning groups so that you can connect with people at all levels on any topic. Sharing your works on both GoConqr and social media is easier than ever. Such learning atmosphere brings you back to school time.
Personal Learning Platform
Learning Groups offer users learning resources, mates, and feedbacks. Users can also create resources in a Course via Course Builder, add context and directions, and specify minimum progression requirements. You can not only be a learner but also a teacher in this platform. GoConqr supports sign-in with email, Facebook or Google+, making it more convenient to share moments in learning and daily life.
Pros & Cons
- No need to download software to computer and learn on the go.
- Convenient for learning and sharing.
- Unfixed position of mind map topics may cause mess when you look the map as a whole picture.
- No collaboration on mind mapping.
- Endless ads in web version unless you buy Premium version.
The GoConqr software is an excellent learing tool that gathers abundant resources and versatile functions such as mind maps, notes, flashcards and slides. If you focus on learning and use mind map as a recording tool, then GoConqor could be a cost-effective choice. If you are a heavy mind mapping user, then Edraw MindMaster is the most cost-effective software recommended.