Hyperlinked concept map enhancements for electronic study materials

Phythian, Mark W. and Das Gupta, Jishu (2008) Hyperlinked concept map enhancements for electronic study materials. In: AaeE 2008: To Industry and Beyond, 07-10 Dec 2008, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia.


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[Abstract]: The use of topic maps and concept maps has long been encouraged by instructional designers as a means of providing an overview of content in study materials. Educational theory and practice affirm the effectiveness of concept mapping: as a concise summary of a body of knowledge; as a practical means by which students can construct and record their own knowledge; and as a means of evaluating student understanding. This paper presents the aims, methodology and initial findings of a project commenced in Semester 1 2008, to include hyperlinked concept maps as an enhancement to electronic study materials. The project aims to evaluate their effectiveness: in improving student understanding of the concepts in the course; and as a means of navigating and accessing electronic study materials. The course of study is in the field of Microcomputer Design.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: Mr Mark Phythian
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2009 05:18
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 01:26
Uncontrolled Keywords: hyperlink, concept map, electronic study materials
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130199 Education systems not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
10 Technology > 1099 Other Technology > 109999 Technology not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4776

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