Chapter 1 Handout

Handout from Chapter 1 - Three Dimensions of Knowledge for Solving Complex Problems: Meaning, Data, & Logic

Knowledge Appraisal Matrix

Chapter 2 Handouts

Handouts from Chapter 2 - Meaning: A Collaborative Mapping Approach

Participants' Guide to Knowledge Mapping

Tips for Facilitating Groups

Chapter 3 Handouts

Chapter 5 Handout

Chapter 7 Handout

Handout from Chapter 7 - Communication, Collaboration, and Action

Handout for Class Activity 7.1 - Creating an Online Map (Excel file)

For instructors using the book in a course

Sample Syllabus

Teacher's Guide

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