Concept/Mind Mapping

This library guide provides resources for the why and how of concept mapping.

The Theory Behind Concept Mapping

Figure 1. A concept map showing the key features of concept maps. Concept maps tend to be read progressing from the top downward. (from the article below)

Novak, J. D. & A. J. Cañas, The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct Them, Technical Report IHMC CmapTools 2006-01 Rev 01-2008, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, 2008", available at: 

Additional Links to Introduce Concept Mapping

Various introductions to what concept mapping is can be gleaned from the following links:

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