ERIC Number: ED056375
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Systems Engineering of Education I: The Evolution of Systems Thinking in Education, 2nd Edition.
Silvern, Leonard C.
This document methodically traces the development of the fundamental concepts of systems thinking in education from Harbert to contemporary innovators. The discussion explains narrative models, concentrating on educational flowcharting techniques and mathematical models related to developments in engineering and physical science. The presentation concludes with a discussion of current systems concepts; and descriptions of analysis, synthesis, models, simulations, and system implementation. Related documents are ED 015 676, ED 039 904, EA 003 771, EA 003 772, and EA 003 773. (RA)
Descriptors: Educational History, Flow Charts, Literature Reviews, Management Systems, Mathematical Models, Simulation, Systems Approach, Systems Concepts, Systems Development
Education and Training Consultants Co., Box 49899, Los Angeles, California 90049 ($16.00)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Research and Development (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education and Training Consultants Co., Los Angeles, CA.; University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Note: Document initially printed as Systems Engineering of Learning - Public Education K-12:Analysis, 1965