Digital Knowledge Maps in Education

Technology-Enhanced Support for Teachers and Learners

  • Dirk Ifenthaler
  • Ria Hanewald

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Digital Knowledge Maps in Open, Distance, and Flexible Learning Contexts

  3. Digital Knowledge Maps in Collaborative Learning Contexts

  4. Advances in Assessment Using Digital Knowledge Maps

  5. Case Studies Investigating Digital Knowledge Maps

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 329-329
    2. Daniela Barry, Nina Bender, Klaus Breuer, Dirk Ifenthaler
      Pages 355-370
    3. Gregory MacKinnon, Rohan Bailey, Patricia Livingston, Vernon L. Provencal, Jon Saklofske
      Pages 371-392
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 393-405

About this book


Digital knowledge maps are ‘at a glance’ visual representations that enable enriching, imaginative and transformative ways for teaching and learning, with the potential to enhance positive educational outcomes.​​​ The use of such maps has generated much attention and interest among tertiary education practitioners and researchers over the last few years as higher education institutions around the world begin to invest heavily into new technologies designed to provide online spaces within which to build resources and conduct activities. The key elements of this edited volume will comprise original and innovative contributions to existing scholarship in this field, with examples of pedagogical possibilities as they are currently practiced across a range of contexts. It will contain chapters that address, theory, research and practical issues related to the use of digital knowledge maps in all aspects of tertiary education and draws predominantly on international perspectives with a diverse group of invited contributors. Reports on empirical studies as well as theoretical/conceptual chapters that engage deeply with pertinent questions and issues raised from a pedagogical, social, cultural, philosophical, and/or ethical standpoint are included. Systematic literature reviews dealing with digital knowledge mapping in education are also an integral part of the volume.


Concept mapping in higher education Concept maps in higher education Digital knowledge maps in higher education Knowledge maps in higher education Technology enhanced learning Technology-enhanced learning

Editors and affiliations

  • Dirk Ifenthaler
    • 1
  • Ria Hanewald
    • 2
  1. 1.Open Universities AustraliaMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.CfBT Education TrustMaktab Rendah Sains Mara Felda (Trolak)Sungkai, PerakMalaysia

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