Visualizing Teacher Education as a Complex System: A Nested Simplex System Approach

@inproceedings{Ludlow2017VisualizingTE,
  title={Visualizing Teacher Education as a Complex System: A Nested Simplex System Approach},
  author={Larry H. Ludlow and Fiona Ell and Marilyn Cochran-Smith and Avery Newton and Kaitlin Trefcer and Kelsey E Klein and Lexie Grudnoff and Mavis A. Haigh and Mary Hill},
  year={2017}
}
Our purpose is to provide an exploratory statistical representation of initial teacher education as a complex system comprised of dynamic influential elements. More precisely, we reveal what the system looks like for differently-positioned teacher education stakeholders based on our framework for gathering, statistically analyzing, and graphically representing the results of a unique exercise wherein the participants literally mapped the system as they perceived it. Through an iterative series… CONTINUE READING