Sketch Maps Name Date Introduction A sketch map refers to the simplified illustrations of a region to portray the primary site of particular features but is not drawn to a scale. They include rail networks and museums floor plan maps among others (Skwirk 2016). More so the maps get utilized by geographers and psychologist as a source of data/information in addition to being used as a form of data gathering. Additionally sketch maps have been gathered with other environmental knowledge measures such as distance and direction estimates model development and verbal reports. However sketch maps have been used criticized in their use as dependent variables in are needed to proof the reliability of the sketch maps. References Blade Mark. 1990. The Reliability of Data Collected from Sketch Maps. Journal of Environmental Psychology vol. 10: 327-339. University of Sheffield U.K. Retrieved from: file:///C:/Users/Rose%20G/Downloads/Sketch%20Map%20Extra%20material%20(1).pdf Bilinghurst Mark &Weghorst Suzanne.N.p.The use of Sketch Maps to Measure Cognitive Maps of Virtual Environments.Human Interface Technology Laboratory FJ-15 University of Washington. Retrieved from: pdfs.semanticscholar.org Kitchin R.M. & Jacobson R.D. 1997.Techniques to Collect and Analyze the Cognitive Map Knowledge of Persons with Visual Impairment or Blindness: Issues of Validity.Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness AFB. Retrieved from: www.immerse.ucalgary.ca Skwirk. 2016. Line Drawings and Sketch Maps. Skwirk online. Retrieved from: http://www.skwirk.com/p-c_s-16_u-188_t-633_c-2353/line-drawings-and-sketch-maps/nsw/line-drawings-and-sketch-maps/geography-skills/photographs-and-drawings [...]
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