The role of system dynamics in learning environments

Aasia Riasat, Syed S. Rizvi, Farheen Zehara, Faraz Arain

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Abstract

Due to increasing demand for simulation and modeling, efforts are needed to build up more powerful simulation and modeling methodologies that can help to facilitate learning complex dynamic systems. By learning we mean the acquisition of knowledge, skills and experience for better and faster learning of the various types of complex dynamic systems. System dynamics is one of the successful well formulated methodologies that provides a perfect framework for building highly interactive learning environments where learners involve in reasoning about the relationships between the structure and the dynamics of a complex system. In this paper, we address two recent well known approaches (Black-Box and Glass-Box) that enhance learning capabilities in a typical complex dynamic system and demonstrate the overall learning effectiveness by using their own methodologies. Furthermore, we present a critical comparison of traditional black-box approach and the innovative glass-box approach. In addition, we also present two experiments that are associated with the black-box approach. These experiments will be very helpful for understanding the inadequacy of a black-box approach when compare it to the glass-box approach.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInnovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment, and Education
Pages538-541
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event2007 International Conference on Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-Learning, EIAE 2007, Part of the International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering, CISSE 2007 - Bridgeport, CT, United States
Duration: Dec 3 2007Dec 12 2007

Publication series

NameInnovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment, and Education

Other

Other2007 International Conference on Engineering Education, Instructional Technology, Assessment, and E-Learning, EIAE 2007, Part of the International Joint Conferences on Computer, Information, and Systems Sciences, and Engineering, CISSE 2007
CountryUnited States
CityBridgeport, CT
Period12/3/0712/12/07

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Dynamical systems
learning environment
Glass
learning
methodology
simulation
experiment
Large scale systems
Experiments
demand
experience

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Education

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Riasat, A., Rizvi, S. S., Zehara, F., & Arain, F. (2008). The role of system dynamics in learning environments. In Innovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment, and Education (pp. 538-541). (Innovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment, and Education). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-8739-4-95
Riasat, Aasia ; Rizvi, Syed S. ; Zehara, Farheen ; Arain, Faraz. / The role of system dynamics in learning environments. Innovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment, and Education. 2008. pp. 538-541 (Innovative Techniques in Instruction Technology, E-Learning, E-Assessment, and Education).
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