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Our resources below will help build your knowledge of Group Concept Mapping and help you effectively use groupwisdom™.

CSI Site Training

Group Concept Mapping Design and Practice Training

Ithaca, NY

October 28-30, 2019

The most in-depth education on Group Concept Mapping is our GCM Design and Practice Training . This 2½ day training program at our Ithaca offices is a comprehensive introduction to the methodology and the new groupwisdom software. The CSI team focuses on your research interests and advises on your individual projects. You will learn how to organize a group’s ideas and priorities efficiently and effectively to guide planning, inform decision-making, and evaluate programs. During the seminar, you will meet other researchers using GCM from a variety of fields and organizations. The cost is $1,500. Open to all. More info.

If you have questions or would like to register, send us an email or call CSI at (607) 272-1206. Space is limited.

Self Directed Learning

Learn about Group Concept Mapping

You can access our free self-directed learning course, Introduction to Group Concept Mapping.  This self-paced course provides a basic introduction to the GCM methodology.

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Online Webinar

An Introduction to Group Concept Mapping and groupwisdom™

October 31, 10:00 – 11:00 am

In this free one-hour introductory webinar, you will learn the basics of the Group Concept Mapping methodology (GCM), and explore how our application, groupwisdom™, helps facilitate the entire process. We discuss best practices in creating a successful Group Concept Mapping project and explain key steps from planning, design, management, data analysis and use. Open to all.

groupwisdom™ Technical Tutorial Library

This tutorial library includes videos on how to use groupwisdom from account set up through reporting. We orient you to the key features and functionality of the software’s data collection capabilities, and showcase the software’s analysis features. After viewing the series, you will know how to manage, conduct, and analyze all of your participant data.

Resource Guide

In the resource guide you will find basic information about Group Concept Mapping (GCM), in an easy to use format.

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Group Concept Mapping projects using our proprietary software applications have been published in hundreds of peer-reviewed and other journals. Click below to view the bibliographies by topic.

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Concept Mapping for Planning and Evaluation (Applied Social Research Methods)

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Conversations About Group Concept Mapping: Applications, Examples, Enhancements

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