From the discussion on various writings and theories, it could be argued that the general consensus of opinion is that image maps have their uses in education. How valuable they are in pedagogical terms will depend upon the amount of consideration taken during the planning and design, the learning methodologies used, the context of the subject, the type of learner and the level of the learning.

As with all computer based technology, advancements are being made all the time and although image maps are a relatively new technology they are already widely utilised in web page, and in the field of education. There is still room for research, development and improvement.