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An XML-Based Tool for Building and Using Conceptual Maps in Education and Training Environments

  title={An XML-Based Tool for Building and Using Conceptual Maps in Education and Training Environments},
  author={Juan-Diego Zapata-Rivera and J. Greer and J. Cooke},
Conceptual maps have been used in many areas as a means of capturing and representing knowledge. Several authors have explored the use of visual tools to enhance the learning process. Thinking maps as well as frame games use visual patterns of relationships (learners thinking processes) to structure knowledge. Based on their graphical structure it is possible to recognize the thinking process(es) employed in the map. Several software applications have been created to support different kinds of… Expand
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