Learning in the Intelligent Complex Adaptive System. David Bennet Alex Bennet Mountain Quest Institute March 20, 2002. The Environment. Accelerating change Increasing uncertainty Growing complexity Shrinking world Information explosion Rise of the Knowledge Organization
Mountain Quest Institute
March 20, 2002
Learning is integral to each of these characteristics
The capacity of the individual to acquire the knowledge necessary to survive and compete in their environment.
A cognitive or behavioral activity between an individual and their environment.
Achieved by study, observation, cognition, experience, practice and developing effective mental models in the mind.
Requires thinking, feeling and understanding.
The capacity of the organization to acquire the knowledge necessary to survive and compete in its environment.
A social activity dependent upon relationships and interactions among individuals.
Achieved when groups learn to interact, share their knowledge and act collectively in a manner that maximizes their combined capacity and ability to understand and take effective action.
Requires common language, meaning, objectives and standards.What is learning?
Thinking is good
Moving people around
Learning how to learn
Diversity of backgrounds
Dialogue not discussionCreating the learning environment