Author: Laurence D. Richards

Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana, USA
Short Bio
Larry Richards is currently Professor of Management and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at Indiana University East, Richmond, Indiana. He previously held positions as Founding Chair of the Department of Engineering Management at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, and Founding Dean of the School of Management and Aviation Science at Bridgewater State College, Massachusetts. He is a past president of the American Society for Cybernetics and the American Society for Engineering Management, where he became a Fellow in 2002. His current research interests include the integration of cognitive and computational perspectives on decision making, the organization and presentation of information in policy support systems, the implications of dialectical/ dialogic approaches to social design and transformation, and the role of “time” in everyday thought and action.
Constructivist approaches covered: This is the list of constructivist approaches covered in Laurence D. Richards’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all approaches see http://approaches.cepa.info Second-Order Cybernetics
Scientific disciplines covered: This is the list of all disciplines referred to by Laurence D. Richards’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all disciplines see http://disciplines.cepa.info Epistemology · Knowledge Management · Philosophy
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
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Richards L. D. (2018) Changing the educational system: The bigger picture. Constructivist Foundations 13(3): 331–333. http://constructivist.info/13/3/331
Richards L. D. (2017) Three questions on the relation between theatre studies and cybernetics. Constructivist Foundations 12(3): 333–334. http://constructivist.info/12/3/333
Richards L. D. (2016) Personalized education: What’s the holdup? Constructivist Foundations 12(1): 110–112. http://constructivist.info/12/1/110
Richards L. D. (2016) The many varieties of experimentation in second-order cybernetics: Art, science, craft. Constructivist Foundations 11(3): 621–622. http://constructivist.info/11/3/621
Richards L. D. (2015) Author’s response: Design for participation: Culture, structure, facilitation. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 93–97. http://constructivist.info/11/1/093
Richards L. D. (2015) Designing academic conferences in the light of second-order cybernetics. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 65–73. http://constructivist.info/11/1/065
Richards L. D. (2015) Conversation vs. Communication: A suggestion for “the banathy conversation methodology”. Constructivist Foundations 11(1): 58–60. http://constructivist.info/11/1/058
Richards L. D. (2007) Connecting radical constructivism to social transformation and design. Constructivist Foundations 2(2-3): 129–135. http://constructivist.info/2/2-3/129

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