III. Concept maps help you record connections between ideas and sources.
IV. Concept maps are visual organizers of ideas.
A concept map is a graphical visualization tool in which knowledge (abstract ideas) are organized by using boxes or circles having specific colors, and the relationships between these abstract ideas are illustrated by connecting either arrows or lines.
In a concept map, the boxes or circles represents concept while the arrows or lines represent the relationship between them. The concept map was designed and developed in 1972 by Joseph D. Novak.
Hence, the following statements are true and correct about the concept maps;
1. Concept maps help you record connections between ideas and sources.
2. Concept maps are visual organizers of ideas.
3. Concept maps are helpful when synthesizing information for both academic research and non-academic purposes.
4. Concept maps are not generally included in a final paper.
Generally, concept maps help users to enhance their critical thinking skills, improves reasoning, identify and visualization of priorities, enhance high-order understanding etc.