This lecture reviews the concept of system change and
contrasts it to change through personal effort and increased motivation.
- Distinguish system change from additional effort
- Analyze why you have not succeeded in past resolutions
- Learn to brainstorm possible solutions
- Read about system
change in chapter 3 in the book Thinking Person Weight Loss & Exercise.
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Advanced learners like you, often need different ways of understanding a topic. Reading is just one way of understanding. Another way is through writing about what you have
read. The enclosed assessment is designed to get you to think more about the concepts taught in this session.
- Are groups that share the same environment more likely to make
- Which of the following is a system change for increasing exercise or
improving diet? (a) Standing chair, (b) Reducing house
temperatures, (c) Getting a dog, (d) Eating better
- What are the characteristics that distinguish system change from
more effort and motivation based changes.
Every week ask a question
or comment on the lecture.
3 possible solutions to the problem you want to solve
Evaluate 5 solutions listed by others
week after the assignment date, you can check
the rating of your solution. Redo your work if your solutions
are not rated above 50%
- System thinking in a personal context
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