ERIC Number: EJ528405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Problems and Issues in the Use of Concept Maps in Science Assessment.
Ruiz-Primo, Maria Araceli; Shavelson, Richard J.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v33 n6 p569-600 Aug 1996
Examines the validity of claims that concept maps measure an important aspect of students' knowledge structures. Provides a working definition of concept mapping and a brief theoretical background, characterizes concept maps as a potential assessment in science, reviews empirical evidence on the reliability and validity of various concept mapping techniques, and identifies areas for further research. Contains 57 references. (JRH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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