Research Professor. Director at Learning Change Project – Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, sustainability, thinkers, ++
Giorgio Bertini does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from these papers, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment.
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Category Archives: Learning environmernt
Ever wondered why kids say they’re bored at school, or why they stop trying when the work gets harder? Educationalist Carol Dweck explains how the wrong kind of praise actually *harms* young people. This short video is essential viewing for … Continue reading
Thrivability is a novel concept describing the intention to go beyond sustainability, allowing a system to flourish. For a society or organization to be thrivable, educated, responsible acting agents are needed. Traditional education focuses on (efficient) reproduction of existing organised … Continue reading
While public-sector management problems are steeped in positivistic and socially constructed complexity, public management education in the management of complexity lags behind that of business schools, particularly in the application of simulation-based learning. This paper describes a Simulation-Based Learning Environment … Continue reading
What do students learn in a traditional lecture-based physics class, and are there ways to teach them better? Cognitive scientists determined that people’s short-term memory is very limited – it can only process so much at once. A lot of … Continue reading
Historically, it has been impractical to break up the roles of the teacher. You need a certain scale even to have a separate person assigned as a librarian or an audio-visual coordinator. You need a much greater scale, not to … Continue reading
Read Presentation/introduction of “why and how I became a Network Learner“, by Scott Leslie.
What do we mean when we say that “learning environments are increasingly complex”? What do we know about the cognitive processing that occurs during complex learning? How can we provide effective instructional support for students who must learn and apply … Continue reading