The Reimagining Education in Psychotherapy (REP) Series, Part 4.
In the first series on Reimaginging Education in Psychotherapy (REP), Kindling the Flame I addressed the importance of kindling the learner’s spark early in the journey of higher education, as opposed to carrying on our default approach of a “banking model.”
In the second REP series, Teach the 3 Types of Knowledge and Not Just 1, given the evidence that formal education has not improved outcomes, I argued that we need to go beyond teaching content knowledge in higher education, and find a sweet spot to weave in process knowledge (how to relate in conversation) and conditional reasoning (“If A, then B”).
In the third REP series, Measure Growth, Not Competence, I highlighted the distinction of measuring growth matters, because an overemphasis on performance impedes us from learning.
Today, I’m going to use a classis toy many of us are familar with to make a case for experimentation, play… and mediocrity.(more…)