A concept map is a special form of a web diagram for presenting the relationships among a set of connected concepts and ideas. It is a graphical tool that designers, engineers, technical writers, and others use to organize and structure knowledge. By constructing a concept map, you reflect on what you know and what you don't know. A concept map consists of nodes or cells that contain a concept, item or question and links.
In a concept map, each word or phrase connects to another, and links back to the original idea, word, or phrase. Concept maps are a way to develop logical thinking and study skills by revealing connections and helping people see how individual ideas form a larger whole. Concepts maps can be used to develop an understanding of a body of knowledge, explore new information and relationships, gather and share new knowledge and information as well as design structures or processes written documents, constructions, web sites, web search, etc.
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Concept Map Software
Only through clicking a few buttons in Edraw, you can create a nice concept map to show the relationships among concepts. Edraw provides plenty of pre-drawn shapes and a collection of automatic tools that makes the drawing easy and fast. By using the smart buttons on the shape, you can easily collapse or expand a topic. The buttons in the context menu help you layout your drawing with only a single click. Once you're done, it can be printed or exported to PDF and Microsoft Office programs.
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A concept map is a general organizer that shows a central idea with its corresponding characteristics. Concept maps can take many different shapes and can be used to show any type of relationship that can be labeled. Maps are excellent for brainstorming, activating prior knowledge, or generating synonyms. Maps can be used to show hierarchical relationships with the most important concepts placed at the top.
Concept Map Symbols
Edraw software offers you plenty of concept map shapes including rectangle, square, rounded rectangle, rounded square, ellipse, connector, curve connector, diamond, star 5, circle, dynamic star, ellipse balloon, previous page, rectangle, rounded rectangle, circle, etc. All these shapes will be good assistants for you when drawing the concept maps.
Marketing Strategy Concept Map Examples
A marketing strategy concept map template is available in vector format, which will greatly facilitate for your own designs.