Link phrases are commonly associated with concept maps. A concept map illustrates the relationships between concepts. We like to think of it as mapping out knowledge. For example it is a graphical tool that researchers, scientists and engineers can use to organise and structure information. For students it helps them to organise and represent their knowledge of a subject.
Linking phrases are located on the lines connecting the images and symbols in a map. These words describe the relationship between two concepts. They should be concise and typically contain a verb such as causes and includes.
In his 4 minute video we will explain how to use link phrases when creating different types of diagrams in Inspiration.
So why use Link Phrases?
Firstly it helps users to deepen their understanding of a topic
It supports the writing process
Finally, link phrases can be a powerful reminder, when you are reviewing an existing visual map and cannot remember why one concept is connected to another.