Toolkit

Personal Meaning Map

2021

Personal Meaning Map

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This tool was developed by YouthREX, and adapted from A. G. Nelson and G. Ostgaard, as well as J. H. Falk, T. Moussouri, and D. Coulson.

HERE’S HOW THE CREATORS DESCRIBE THIS TOOL:

In a Personal Meaning Map, youth candidly draw or write connections they have to ideas and/or concepts. This tool can be used to interpret youth’s understanding and attitudes toward a variety of concepts and ideas.

Developed by YouthREX. (2021). Personal Meaning Map. https://youthrex.com/toolkit/personal-meaning-map/

 

Adapted from Nelson, A. G., & Ostgaard, G. (2012, October). Measuring learning in youth development programs using Personal Meaning Maps [Poster presentation]. American Evaluation Association Conference, Minneapolis, MN. https://comm.eval.org/thoughtleaders/viewdocument/eval12-poster-69-me

 

Adapted from Falk, J. H., Moussouri, T., & Coulson, D. (1998). The effect of visitors’ agendas on museum learning. Curator: The Museum Journal, 41(2), 107-120.

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