Innovative Education And Anticipative Learning
Learning can be defined as a change in behavior of an individual. Learning can also be defined as a process that enables individuals to have a new experience from day to day experience.
Learning has fascinated several thinkers from the likes of Plato and Aristotle. The views of these two philosophers underpin much modern research on learning conducted by psychologists and educators. The fact that so many people have thought about it, investigated and even written about the process of learning suggests the complexity learning. Learning defies easy definition and simple theorizing.
In the book No Limits to Learning, James describes a primary feature of innovative learning as anticipation- preparing people to use techniques such as models, scenarios and forecasting.
Anticipatory learning encourages learners to consider the trends, evaluate the consequences of the future, make plans, and to recognize the global implications of local, national and the regional actions. This enables …show more content…
Innovative education helps learners to come up with their own solutions to specific problems, rather than just applying what they had learnt earlier.
It also changes the superior-inferior relationship to a teacher-student relationship where it makes both the teacher and the student equal participants of educational process, who work on one and the same task in co-operation, rather than submission. The learning process is more effective and productive only if learners are open to learning new issues without limiting themselves to what they have been taught in class.
The self-sufficient system of education based on equality of teacher and student has not been well established yet because the relationship of a teacher student has not been clearly