Learner-Shaped Technology

April 5, 2008

Concept Map Software Demo – CmapTools

Filed under: concept maps,data visualization,demo,general,science,technology — Mike W @ 8:56 am

CMapTools is concept map software which is available free for educational use. I created a quick demo of some of the main features. I especially like the support for mulitmedia objects.

super hero small

Oops! See this 60 sec correction / tip for saving space in your concept map.

Of course, there are many academic uses, but the above superhero example is kind of a fun intro (see more detailed, finished super hero map here). For example, the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College has some great information on using concept mapping in the geosciences.


  1. The superheroes concept map you did is too awesome!

    Comment by George — June 19, 2008 @ 9:10 am

  2. […] Here’s more info and a demo about the concept map tool we used to create the map below during the copyright discussion. […]

    Pingback by 56to42.com » Blog Archive » Concept Mapping tool — June 20, 2008 @ 1:20 pm

  3. That was amazing!!! Wow!!! Thanks.


    Comment by Helen Lee — June 21, 2008 @ 7:09 pm

  4. That was amazing!!! Wow!!! Thanks.


    Comment by Santosh — March 22, 2009 @ 12:38 am

  5. Thank you very much!

    Comment by Marathe Hemlata — January 21, 2012 @ 7:41 am

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