Concept Maps are images of information or knowledge that allow students to represent central ideas, themes, dynamics, and relationships that they have learned in the class.
Basic Venn Diagram
Constitution USA with Peter Sagal, Federalism Model
Constitution USA The Blog. PBS, 2013
Basic Decision Tree
Dormant Commerce Clause Analysis
Hansen, Margaret. Razblint, 2013
More Examples of Concept Maps
Mastery Model: acquire component skills, practice integrating skills, know when to apply skills
Ambrose et. al. How Learning Works: 7 Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2010
Theory: Its Components and Testing
Hoy and Adams. Quantitative Research in Education: A Primer. Singapore: Sage Publications, 2015
Handy External Resource
Margaret Hagan's Visual Law page on The Open Law Lab Website shows useful examples of diagrams, models and maps that help illustrate concepts in law with the tagline, "Law can be made more comprehensible if it is made more visual."
Handy Internal Resource
You can also check out our Visual Models In-Depth Explorations Page.This page will provide some tutorials and suggestions for mapping software. Of course, there are the traditional, low-tech options that can be just as effective.