Archive for the ‘Concept Mapping’ Category

Self-Learning and Concept Mapping

March 16, 2008

While you are looking through the websites/ concept mapping, pay attention to the main functions of:
1. Mouth
2. Salivary glands
3. Oesophagus
4. Stomach
5. Duodenum
6. Pancreas
7. Gall bladder
8. Liver
9. Ileum
10. Colon
11. Rectum
12. Anus,
In relation to ingestion, digestion, absorption, assimilation and egestion of food

Downloading CmapTools

March 16, 2008

If you are interested to do your concept maps at home, you may download the free concept mapping software into your home computer.

The URL is: http://cmap.ihmc.us/

Rubrics/ Marking Scheme for Concept Maps

March 16, 2008
Concept Mapping
Criteria Approaching expectation(1- 4 marks) Meeting Expectation(5 – 7 marks) Exceeding Expectation(8 – 10 marks)
Concepts(Knowledge)
  • ¨ Insufficient concepts selected relating to topic
  • ¨ Arrangement of concepts demonstrates a little understanding of relationship between them.
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  • ¨ Relationships between concepts are weak.
  • ¨ Acceptable number of concepts selected, with some relationships to topic
  • ¨ Arrangement of concepts demonstrates some understanding of relationship between them.
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  • ¨ Relationships make some logical sense
  • ¨ Most concepts and all significant concepts selected and they clearly relate to the topic
  • ¨ Arrangement of concepts demonstrates complete and insightful understanding of relationship between them
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  • ¨ Relationships make logical sense, with little errors
Hierarchical Structure (Communication)
  • ¨ Only a few concepts connected in a hierarchical structure.
  • ¨ Some concepts connected in a hierarchical structure moving from major ideas to minor ideas.
  • ¨ Most or all concepts connected in a hierarchical structure leading from more complex to less complex, and on to specific concepts.
Linkages (Thinking)
  • ¨ A few relationships indicated by connecting lines
  • ¨ Only a few lines labeled with linking words
  • ¨ Many errors in the linking words
  • ¨ Some relationships indicated by connecting lines
  • ¨ Some lines labeled with linking words
  • ¨ Some errors in the linking words
  • ¨ Most or all relationships indicated by connecting lines
  • ¨ All lines labeled with linking words
  • ¨ Most or all linking words are accurate and varied.
Cross Links (Application)
  • ¨ No cross links used.
  • ¨ A few cross links are used to illustrate straightforward connections.
  • ¨ Cross links show complex relationships between two or more distinct segments of the concept map
Design
  • ¨ Very little or no evidence of key images.
  • ¨ Images that used are ineffective or inappropriate.
  • ¨ Use of images is evident
  • ¨ Images that are used are few and inappropriate at times
  • ¨ Good use of images
  • ¨ Images are appropriate and correct

Sample Rubric for a Concept Map, Adpated by Hilary McLeod from: Beyond Monet, VISUTronX, 2001. Retrieved from March 16, 2008 from: http://www.ohassta.org/resources/generalresources.htm


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