The Basic Level Certificate holder knows basic terminology of concept mapping and can construct Level 5 concept maps as determined by the Topological Taxonomy. The holder will understand the terms concept, linking words or linking phrases, propositions, branching points and crosslinks and is able to identify concepts within a text, is able to construct meaningful propositions by selecting appropriate concepts and/or linking words, and is able to construct a concept map of Level 5 in the Topological Taxonomy, which requires several levels of hierarchical structure, branching points and cross-links.
Specifically, the Basic Level Certificate holder knows:
More specifically, the Basic Level Certificate holder can:
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You can take the test as many times a you need to until you pass it. However, if you don't pass the test, you may want to review the content based on the feedback to be better prepared the next time you take the test.
The time depends on the individual, but the expected duration is 15 to 45 minutes. Once you start a test, you cannot stop and continue later on -- you need to complete it in one session.
No, the test is individual and you are required to accept and declare that you did not receive any help while completing the test.
The test is completed online, using a Web browser.
Taking the test is free. Once you pass the test, getting a signed Certificate (in PDF format) has a cost of $xx.
We provide tutorials on all the knowledge and skills needed for the Basic Level Certificate. Go here to view the tutorials...
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