Tales of the City: understanding urban complexity through the medium of concept mapping
Authors: Gold, John R.; Coaffee, Jon
Source: Journal of Geography in Higher Education, Volume 22, Number 3, 1 November 1998 , pp. 285-296(12)
Abstract:In this paper, the use made of concept mapping in teaching complex notions in an urban geography course is described, outlining and evaluating three experimental exercises. The paper discusses the nature and characteristics of concept mapping, the course context, the three exercises concerned, and student responses through evaluations. The conclusion summarises the findings of this paper and emphasises the continuing potential of the technique.
Keywords: CONCEPT MAPPING URBAN GEOGRAPHY
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: November 1, 1998