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Module C-1 Concept Mapping

Concept mapping has been applied in the classroom and has proven to be effective. It helps you see a fuller picture (different aspects, concepts) of the topic. Drawing concept maps helps organize and relate concepts obtained from retrieved information. Frequently, relationships between concepts become apparent, adding meanings to separate information pieces. Most importantly, once individual information pieces become meaningful to you in a collective way, they become part of your knowledge base. The application of the strategy here is to provide an additional tool to help generate information.

Dr. Novak of Cornell University is a pioneer in concept mapping. To learn more about concept mapping, go to


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