University of Otago, New Zealand, Concept Mapping Training for Aviation Medicine Masters Students

At the University of Otago, New Zealand, Gloria Gómez and Rob Griffiths created a distance learning concept mapping course for Aviation Medicine master’s students. The project, funded through an Otago University E-learning Enhancement Grant, included:

  • Design and delivery of an online concept mapping training to instruct Aviation Medicine masters students
  • Literature review on medical education and concept mapping and automated assessment of concept maps
  • Task analysis of the process of evaluating concept maps online

An evaluation was done of the instruction design, synchronous and asynchronous communication tools, the students’ learning interactions with concept mapping, analysis of interactions of the interactions with his students, and the evaluation process of the lecturer.

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