Concept Map Diagram Example: Reading Concept Map

The best way to understand Concept Map Diagram is to look at some examples of Concept Map Diagram and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Concept Map Diagram example below using Visual Paradigm's online Concept Map Diagram tool.

Origin of Concept Map

Concept mapping was developed by Joseph D. Novak in 1970s as a means of representing the emerging science knowledge of students. It has subsequently been used as a tool to increase meaningful learning in the sciences and other subjects as well as to represent the expert knowledge of individuals and teams in education, government and business. Concept maps have their origin in the learning movement called constructivism. In particular, constructivists hold that learners actively construct knowledge.

How to create a Concept Map Diagram?

Concept Map Diagram can be easily created using a professional Concept Map Diagram software like Visual Paradigm Online:

  1. Create a new Concept Map Diagram.
  2. The stencil provides a rich set of Concept Map Diagram symbols you need to construct your diagram. Just drag and drop the symbols you need to your diagram and connect them with connector lines.
  3. When you finished, you can save the diagram (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your work into image (JPG, PNG, PDF, SVG, etc) and share it with your friends or co-workers.

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