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Concept mapscain2010 v2


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This was my presentation on concept maps and visual pedagogy for the 2010. Global Education Conference. This presentation expands upon my previous presentation. Please feel free to use this work in

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Concept mapscain2010 v2

  1. 1. Concept Maps & Visual Pedagogy By Geoffrey Cain, M.S. Director, Instructional Design College of the Redwoods
  2. 2. Concept Maps & Visual Pedagogy <ul><li>Some preliminary questions… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Are you using concept mapping now? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are you using online cp with your students? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Preview…
  4. 4. Why Use Concept Maps?
  5. 5. Roots of Concept Maps
  6. 6. Roots of Concept Maps
  7. 7. History of Visual Thinking
  8. 8. A Modern Re-Imagining
  9. 9. Cosmology and Metaphysics
  10. 10. Didactic Art
  11. 11. Didactic Art
  12. 12. Visual Narratives
  13. 13. Visual Narrative
  14. 14. History of Visual Thinking (cont.)
  15. 15. Cross-Cultural
  16. 16. Modern Art
  17. 17. A Taxonomy of Concept Maps <ul><li>Continuums </li></ul><ul><li>Clustering </li></ul><ul><li>Fishbone Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Cycle Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Venn Diagrams </li></ul><ul><li>Shape Charts </li></ul>
  18. 18. Continuums
  19. 19. Clustering
  20. 20. Fishbone Maps
  21. 21. Cycle Maps
  22. 22. Venn Diagrams
  23. 23. Shape Charts
  24. 24. A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods
  25. 25. Concept Map
  26. 26. Mind Map
  27. 27. Assignments
  28. 28. Technology of Concept Maps <ul><li>Pencil & Paper </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Notebooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large sheets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chalk or Whiteboard </li></ul><ul><li>Overhead Projector </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Software </li></ul><ul><li>3-d Concept Maps </li></ul>
  29. 29. Paper & Pencil
  30. 30. Chalk or White Board
  31. 31. Overhead Projector
  32. 32. Software
  33. 33. Software (cont.)
  34. 34. Software (cont.)
  35. 35. Collaborative
  36. 36. Three Dimensions
  37. 37. Second Life
  38. 38. Software Resources Cmap Tools Research-based tool. Great resource. VUE (Visual Understanding Environment) Visualizing and connecting information. MindNode Simple, free mind-mapping software that exports to many file formats. FreeMind Free java-based software. Personal Brain Dynamic 3-d software. $$ Inspiration Includes large image database. $ Web-Based Collaborative Gliffy Used in HIM101 class. Very flexible. Bubbl MindMeister This is like an online version of MindNode. Webspiration An online version of Inspiration. Diagrammr Create and share diagrams by writing sentences.
  39. 39. Resources <ul><li>Centre de Documentacio. (n.d.) Ramon Llull. Selected Illustrations. “Tree of Logical Relations.” Universitat De Barcelona. </li></ul><ul><li>--“The Breviculum – XII minatures” </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Strategies: Concept Maps (2010) Adolescent Literacy. AdLit.Org. </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Maps: An Introduction to Concept Maps (n.d.) </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Mapping and Curriculum Design (2002) Faculty Development . Walker Teaching Resource Center. </li></ul><ul><li>Frey, Chuck (2010) The Mind Mapping Software Weblog. </li></ul><ul><li>Lengler, Ralph & Eppler, Martin J. (2010) A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods. Version 1.5 </li></ul><ul><li>Lo, Lawrence (2010) Chinese. AncientScripts.Com. </li></ul><ul><li>Margum-Leys, Jon (1999) “Types of Maps” Concept Mapping as a Prewriting Activity: A Presentation for MACUL 99. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Memories Are Made of This” (2008) PsyBlog: Understand Your Mind. </li></ul><ul><li>Novak, Joseph D. & Canas, Alberto J. The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct Them. (2006). Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. </li></ul><ul><li>Research Publications (n.d.) Cmap Tools Publications. Selected list and links to papers. </li></ul><ul><li>Sowa, John F. (2009) “Building, Sharing, and Merging Ontologies” </li></ul><ul><li>Spears, Dorothy (2008) “Mapping an Imagined Order, Page by Page” New York Times. </li></ul><ul><li>Web Center for Social Research Methods. (n.d). Concept Mapping Resource Guide. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Let’s Talk! <ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorm in Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: geoffcain </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: geoffcain </li></ul>