Here Comes Trouble; A Positive Architecture of Disruptive Education

Bowman, Stephen Austen (2008) Here Comes Trouble; A Positive Architecture of Disruptive Education. In: European Conference on E-learning, Jan 2008, Grecian Bay Hotel, Agia Napa, Cyprus.

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Abstract

This paper will examine the concept of learning as a disruptive activity, it will be particularly of interest to e-learning practitioners and developers who have an interest in the nature of the learning experience. It will put forward a range of theories concerning the nature of learning, information and knowledge, the nature of psychological change – and Brooks’ Fundamental Equation model which attempts to quantify this change, and the place of boundary or ‘threshold’ events in knowledge structure change. This micro element of change will be mapped to wider theories of how paradigms change as put forward by Thomas Kuhn, and the theory of anarchic development as proposed by Paul Feyerabend. The paper concludes by putting forward methodologies which may point the way to the implementation of these theories in the pedagogic development of e-learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Departments > Library Services
Event Title: European Conference on E-learning
Event Location: Grecian Bay Hotel, Agia Napa, Cyprus
Event Dates: Jan 2008
Depositing User: Steve Bowman
Date Deposited: 17 Apr 2013 08:14
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2016 10:34
URI: http://eprints.chi.ac.uk/id/eprint/569

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