Learner-Centred Evaluation of Systems, Systems Courses, and Future Needs in Systems Learning

  • Paul Maiteny
  • Ray Ison


More than 16000 students have learned about systems through supported open learning at the Open University over the last 25 years. This paper reports on a pilot project prompted by a simple question: how do the students and tutors (who are often also ex-students) benefit from systems? It also sought to reflect generally on systems as a discipline and its future development.


System Learn System Thinking Distinct Discipline Active Learning Process Business Mathematic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Maiteny
    • 1
  • Ray Ison
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Contemporary StudiesWestminster CollegeOxfordUK
  2. 2.Systems DepartmentThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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