Importance of Learning

Importance of Learning; Un/Learning
1990 Gaia searches for a Pedagogy
PROJECT MANAGER
TEAM MEMBERS
DESCRIPTION
KEY STACKHOLDERS
BACKGROUND
Learning in The Literature?
Describe our approach to people already in the educational field and therefore show ourselves to be legitimate
Method/theory would be bigger than any of us so less likely to get caught up in opinionated conflicts
Shared language in our un/learning community
Use an approach that was congruent with the topic,
prepared not to find anything useful and to make up our own if necessary!
What to do With This?
how your own models/theories of learning and unlearning compare with Gaia's
develope your stories
critique and re-assemble Gaia's concepts
Do some diagnostic work using the models @ Gaia
Actively engaged with noticing your un/learning capacities
Selective reading and choosing info
Models & Theories @ Gaia
Complex adaptive ecosystems
forms the basis of the 'pedagogy' in Gaia University today
enabled us to describe our 'espoused theory'
construct our un-institution (Gaia U)
so what we say matches what we do
How were we Learning?... Though:
Action
Discovery
Emergence
Experience
Playing
Comparing Stories
Asking for Advice
GOALS: something congruent with the way of thinking (of nature, systems oriented, social ...) proposed by permaculture.
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