Software for Visual Learning

Concept Maps

Most software can be used to support Visual Learning – all of the packages that come with Interactive Whiteboards, for example, not to mention elements of the various Office packages.

visual-learning-softwareThis map of Visual Learning software was produced with Grokker.

This section, however, focuses on the ways in which concept maps, mind maps and other software can be used to enhance learning, and contains:

an evaluation of software for generating Word Clouds;

some information about Concept Mapping software;

and evaluations of the ways in which Concept Maps can be used, and their impact on learning:

Creating Maps of Ideas, a paper by Christina Preston, and:

Graphic Organizers, a review of research into the use of Graphic Organisers.