Introduction to Concept Mapping

By: James Neill A presentation using concept map to introduce Concept Mapping. Nice…. Source: SlideShare

Read More

Visualizing Thesis Work

By: Ryan I’m starting to work on my thesis more directly and I (Ryan) wanted to start by organizing my thoughts in a flow-chart kind-of-way. (I’ve used Compendium… but that one seems to be more for decision-making kinds of things.) After doing a quick online search for concept-mapping software reviews I came accross a couple…

Read More

Recovering Concepts Watching Mindmaps

By: Alberto Martinez Reading a post within Kyle McFarlin blog, I (Alberto) reminded an issue that was basic to me from the first steps. What are you making maps for? a) Just for drawing b) For making something that can be showed to others c) For getting knowledges that can be work down with both…

Read More

IHMC CmapTools version 4.17

Description. The CmapTools program empowers users to construct, navigate, share and criticize knowledge models represented as concept maps. It allows users to, among many other features, construct their Cmaps in their personal computer, share them on servers (CmapServers) anywhere on the Internet, link their Cmaps to other Cmaps on servers, automatically create web pages of…

Read More

What is a Plant?

A concept map to address the question, “What is a plant?” WHAT IS A CONCEPT MAP? A concept map is a graphic arrangement of the key concepts in a body of subject matter with connecting lines labeled to show valid and meaningful relationships between the chosen concepts.

Read More

Constructivism

By: Grayson H. Walker As stated earlier, concept maps have their origins in constructivism. This section is design to provide some insight into the general principles of constructivism. Constructivism is derived from the field of cognitive psychology. The constructivist paradigm is based on the work of Jean Piaget, Lev Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner, Howard Gardner, and…

Read More