Enhancing System Thinking in Education Using System Dynamics

Arndt H (2006)

Publication Language: German

Publication Type: Journal article, Original article

Publication year: 2006


Publisher: SAGE Open Attribution

Pages Range: 795-806

Journal Issue: 11

DOI: 10.1177/0037549706075250


System thinking skills are a prerequisite for acting successfully and responsibly in a complex world. However, traditional education largely fails to enhance system thinking skills whereas learnercentered educational methods seem more promising. Several such educational methods are compared with respect to their suitability for improving system thinking. It is proposed that integrated learning environments consisting of system dynamics models and additional didactical material have positive learning effects.This is exemplified by the illustration and validation of two learning sequences.

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Arndt, H. (2006). Enhancing System Thinking in Education Using System Dynamics. SAGE Open, 11, 795-806. https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0037549706075250


Arndt, Holger. "Enhancing System Thinking in Education Using System Dynamics." SAGE Open 11 (2006): 795-806.

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