Mapping as learning

Wired News

Most learning is a form of theory-building, and many theories (especially taxonomies and causality) can be visually mapped. Researchers at Florida's Institute for Human and Machine Cognition are have launched an experiment that brings the FREE concept mapping software Cmaps into classrooms.

I often rely on some form of concept mapping to help me clarify ideas, or organize observations. I imagine I'm not the only one.

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