The concept map

What is a concept map? Here are some resources to get you started:

  1. The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct and Use Them by Joseph D. Novak
  2. Learning, Creating, and Using Knowledge: Concept maps as facilitative tools in schools and corporations.
    Joseph D. Novak is the originator of Concept Maps. These are two original source documents and well worth a look.
  3. How learning works, by Susan A. Ambrose
    Page 228 has a good explanation about concept maps.
  4. Concept map on Wikipedia
    See especially the difference between a concept map and other visualizations, namely mind maps and topic maps.
  5. Concept Mapping in the Classroom
    The rationale for their use, links to samples and a list of tools to use.
  6. Introduction to Concept Mapping
  7. What is a Concept Map?
  8. Concept Maps on Google
  9. An example of a concept map on Flickr

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