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Is My Concept Map Large Enough?

Cañas, Alberto J. and Reiska, Priit and Novak, Joseph D. (2016) Is My Concept Map Large Enough? In: Innovating with Concept Mapping. 7th International Conference on Concept Mapping, CMC 2016 Tallinn, Estonia, September 5–9, 2016 Proceedings. Communications in computer and information science, 1 . Springer International Publishing, Cham: Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-45501-3

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Abstract

Users learning to concept map often confront the problem of when is it that their concept map is complete. They ask the question “Is my concept map large enough?”. As they progress in their understanding of concept maps, users often stop asking themselves whether the concept map is the appropriate size, which is key when using concept maps as means to communicate and share knowledge. In this paper we examine what factors need to be taken into account when determining the proper size for a concept map, and examine the importance of the purpose of the concept map and its intended audience. The stages through which a new Cmapper goes are also examining, and propose that to reach a Level 3 Excellent Cmapper, the question to be asked is “Is my concept map small enough?”.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Paper, CMC2016
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mr. Ernest Prats
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2018 13:53
Last Modified: 17 Nov 2018 13:53
URI: http://eprint.ihmc.us/id/eprint/556

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