Data collection outside and inside the classroom: Personal Meaning Mapping
This paper describes how Personal Meaning Maps, a variant of concept maps can be used to gather data from individuals on their thinking around a topic in science education. Using examples from a research study examining student learning when visiting an astronomy science centre, this paper explores the theory behind the practice of PMM, how it is conducted, how it can be analyzed, and its possible uses in research and teaching.
Lelliott, A. (2007). Data collection outside and inside the classroom: Personal Meaning Mapping. SAARMSTE Conference