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Rochester Institute of Technology

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Concept Mapping: A Visual Learning Strategy Benefiting Post-Secondary Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Accounting Students, Michael E. Kane Jun 2010

Concept Mapping: A Visual Learning Strategy Benefiting Post-Secondary Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Accounting Students, Michael E. Kane

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Conventional wisdom in the world of academics holds that concept maps are tools useful only for science classes. Not so! Concept maps – also known as advanced organizers, graphic organizers, concept trees, visual maps, flowcharts, diagrams and mind-mapping – can be meaningful strategies for students who learn about technical accounting aspects discussed in the business classroom. Many educators promote concept maps – a component of visual learning – as an ideal teaching and learning strategy in the classroom due to its visual nature of organizing information and indicating relationships within that information.

Action research involving concept maps was conducted in an accounting classroom on ...