Concept maps as an assessment tool in a nursing course.

  title={Concept maps as an assessment tool in a nursing course.},
  author={Liling Hsu and Suh-Ing Hsieh},
  journal={Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing},
  volume={21 3},
A concept map can be thought of as a scheme representing visual knowledge in the form of a hierarchical graphic network composed of nodes and links. In the complex health environment, it is very important for nursing educators to cultivate in nursing students thinking and judgment skills. Concept mapping is an instructional strategy that requires learners to identify, graphically display, and link key concepts by organizing and analyzing information. Concept maps can be successfully used to… CONTINUE READING

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