8.1 discussion: ladder of abstraction

 

Getting Started

Now to help make all of these bits of information more accessible, you will create a ladder of abstraction.  This model can help you remember and apply this information.

Upon successful completion of the course material, you will be able to:

  • Integrate knowledge into an organizational structure consistent with good critical thinking.

 

Resources

 chapter 8, “How We Know What We Know,” pp. 82-95 from Language in Thought and Action by S. I. Hayakawa and Alan R. Hayakawa.  

 

Instructions

  1. Read Up and down the ladder of abstraction.
  2. Read pp. 82-95 from Language in Thought and Action by S. I. Hayakawa and Alan R. Hayakawa. (OCLS)
  3. Create a ladder of abstraction for your operating paradigm as described by Hawakaya and Hayakawa.