ERIC Number: ED298891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Educational Interpretations of General Systems Theory.
Hug, William E.; King, James E.
This chapter discusses General Systems Theory as it applies to education, classrooms, innovations, and instructional design. The principles of equifinality, open and closed systems, the individual as the key system, hierarchical structures, optimization, stability, cooperation, and competition are discussed, and their relationship to instructional design and development are considered. Six figures are provided. (17 references) (Author/EW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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