On the Horizon: Volume 19 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Complexity

Education and Poe's M. Valdemar: a metaphor in complexity

Tom P. Abeles

This editorial aims to introduce the special issue on the theme of complexity, and to discuss the situation in education, in terms of current issues such as knowledge, innovation


Education in a complex world: a political question to be answered

Victoria Konidari

After insisting on the strong coupling between education and society, this paper aims to detect the symptoms of a crisis in education and present the reasons of pathology that


Educating the wise cyborg of the future

Tom Lombardo, Ray Todd Blackwood

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that, given contemporary global challenges and trends, the central goal for the future of higher education should be to facilitate the


Dealing with complexity through course design

Irina Elgort

The purpose of this paper is to propose an approach to managing complexity in postgraduate teaching by increasing the variety of educational provisions and creating opportunities

Education 2.0

Gonca Telli Yamamoto, Faruk Karaman

The purpose of this paper is to predict the future of educational systems with developing technologies and to create the consciousness such forces affect in new educational


Educating for the future and complexity

Anne Jasman, Peter McIlveen

The purpose of this paper is to open up the question of how we prepare people to be resilient, flexible and capable of managing the uncertainties and complexities of the


Systemic approaches to knowledge development and application

Arthur M. Harkins, John W. Moravec

This essay aims to focus on the development and application of knowledge within competitive national and global contexts. Systems thinking concepts are used to define and further


The enormous significance of new and expanding Bas

Magnus Hoppe

This article aims to focus on a perspective on knowledge that carries with it a most urgent challenge for educational actors to engage in personal knowledge processes wherever


Resisting chaos: the power of the humanities as a problem‐solving system

Peter Katopes

The purpose of this essay is to argue the importance of the humanities as a problem‐solving “system”, one which has for thousands of years provided humankind with the tools to

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