Systems Thinking Practice T 205 Block 1 Learning

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Systems Thinking & Practice (T 205) Block 1 Learning about systems

Systems Thinking & Practice (T 205) Block 1 Learning about systems

Block 1 Learning about Systems Ø Week 1 - Getting started Ø Week 2

Block 1 Learning about Systems Ø Week 1 - Getting started Ø Week 2 - Ways of learning & thinking Ø Week 3 - Systems thinking Ø Week 4 - Systems concepts; learning models Ø Week 5 - Diagramming Ø Week 6 - TMA 01 and looking a head

Diagramming Block 1 Week 5 q Session 1 – Diagramming and its role in

Diagramming Block 1 Week 5 q Session 1 – Diagramming and its role in systems thinking q Session 2 – Practicing Diagramming(1) Session 3 – Practicing Diagramming (2) q Session 4 – Representing systems with models q Session 5 - Summary of week 5

Introduction to week 5 Block 1 week 5

Introduction to week 5 Block 1 week 5

Diagramming and its role in systems thinking Block 1 week 5 Session 1 Ø

Diagramming and its role in systems thinking Block 1 week 5 Session 1 Ø Spray Diagrams Ø Rich pictures Ø Systems maps Ø Multiple cause diagrams Ø Read – T 552 systems thinking and practice: diagramming up to the Ø Ø end of section 4 Read and Reflect – Diagramming section 1 Activity 1 Read and Reflect – Diagramming section 2, 2. 1. 1 & 2. 1. 2 Visualise or verbalizer? Read and Reflect – Diagramming section 3 & 4

practising diagramming (1) Block 1 week 5 Session 2 Ø Practicing diagramming (1) Read-

practising diagramming (1) Block 1 week 5 Session 2 Ø Practicing diagramming (1) Read- T 552 Diagramming section 5 , Ø Reflect and Draw – T 552 Diagramming Activity 5 , section 5. 2. 2 Ø Thoughts on diagramming

practising diagramming (2) Block 1 week 5 Session 3 Ø Audio - Cassette player

practising diagramming (2) Block 1 week 5 Session 3 Ø Audio - Cassette player – Ø T 552 Diagramming audio cassette 1 , Ø T 552 Audio vision work book

Representing system with models Block 1 week 5 Session 4 Ø Read – Primer

Representing system with models Block 1 week 5 Session 4 Ø Read – Primer section 8 Ø Metaphors Ø Qualitative models

Summary of the week 5 Block 1 week 5 Session 5 What you should

Summary of the week 5 Block 1 week 5 Session 5 What you should have learned in this week: Ø The meaning of the following key system concepts Ø Modelling, model, qualitative and quantitative models, metaphor Ø How diagrams can serve as a powerful tool for thinking, understanding and sharing information Ø How to read a diagram Ø Practical hints and tips on drawing diagrams Ø How to select the most appropriate type of diagram according to yuour purpose and preference Ø How models help systems thinking