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Bateson’s Levels Of Learning: a Framework For Transformative Learning?

Tosey, Paul (2006) Bateson’s Levels Of Learning: a Framework For Transformative Learning?


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This paper is principally an appreciation of Gregory Bateson’s `levels of learning’; a reconnection with, and latest attempt to fathom, a framework that has influenced my thinking for years. This is also part of an intellectual project to develop a systemic understanding of learning for management development and Higher Education contexts.

The purpose is to explore Bateson’s framework as a vehicle for indicating multiple possibilities of learning from experience. Bateson’s framework may also synthesise a variety of ideas about `learning to learn’, and represent an intersection of disparate literatures of education, management learning, organisational learning, and transformative learning.

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Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
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Date : 1 May 2006
Depositing User : Mr Adam Field
Date Deposited : 27 May 2010 14:38
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 16:21

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