Concept maps by jorge muñoz

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Concept maps by jorge muñoz

  1. 1. CONCEPT MAPSINSTITUTE FOR HUMAN AND MACHINE COGNITION (IHMC)What they embrace and how to constructthem Jorge E. Muñoz
  2. 2. CONTENTSDefinition and componentsCharacteristicsExamplesHow to build a concept mapReferences
  3. 3. DEFINITIONConcept maps are graphical tools for organizing and representing knowledge. They help you represent ideas in a clearer way (Novak & Cañas, 2008) Their objective is to state propositions (meaningful ideas) by connecting concepts.
  4. 4. COMPONENTS Concept maps include concepts, linking words and propositions:1. Concepts: Labels designating objects, events, animals, people or special characteristics. You can use 1 or more words.1. Linking words: Words connecting two concepts2. Propositions: Propositions are statements about some objects or events in the universe. They contain two or more concepts connected by linking words to form a meaningful idea (Novak, 2008).
  5. 5. HOW DOES GLOBALIZATION AFFECT COLOMBIA?
  6. 6. CHARACTERISTICS Concept maps are represented in a hierarchical way with the most general concepts at the top of the map and the most specific concepts below. Design: The concepts can be represented as points, boxes or geometric shapes. The lines can be curved or straight. Itis best to construct concept maps with reference to some particular question we seek to answer, which we have called a focus question.
  7. 7. HOW CAN I BUILD A CONCEPTMAP ?Novak and Cañas (2008) state 8 steps to build a concept map, here they are…
  8. 8. REFERENCES http://cmap.ihmc.us/ http://cmap.ihmc.us/Publications/ResearchPapers/Th eoryCmaps/TheoryUnderlyingConceptMaps.htm http://cmap.ihmc.us/download/dlp_CmapTools.php? myPlat=Win http://cmapskm.ihmc.us/servlet/SBReadResourceSer vlet? rid=1064009710027_279131382_27088&partName= htmljpeg
  9. 9. Thanks for your attention

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