Concept Mapping Construction: Meaningful Learning Activity and Assessment Tool. A Report on the Empirical Evidence
Brief presentation on how concept maps are introduced and utilized as a remediation and assessment tool with radiologic sciences students. Empirical data indicating learning gains are discussed. Workshop presented via Tegrity to TCU campus from MCG campus.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Other
Date Added to MERLOT: June 23, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 09, 2015
Submitter: Gregory Passmore
Keywords: remediation; assessment; empirical evidence, concept mapping; meaningful learning
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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Discussion for Concept Mapping Construction: Meaningful Learning Activity and Assessment Tool. A Report on the Empirical Evidence
6 years ago
Gabe Mydland (Faculty)
This presentation includes several useful examples Concept Maps that demonstrate how the tool can lead to deeper levels of processing by students. Also includes an overview of author's research of how Concept Maps enhanced student performance (especially among students with lower achievement scores) along anecdotal suggestions for how to introduce Concept Maps into a course through scaffolding techniques. Also explores strategies for how Concept Maps can be used to assess student learning and misconceptions. It is not immediately clear what the memory/application tasks toward the end of the presentation related to Concept Maps. Overall this is a very useful introduction into the use of concept maps.
Nice presentation with dual screens with the author and the PowerPoint. I also appreciate the author's use of a Tablet PC!
Time spent reviewing site: 50 minutes.