4 Yrs to Test Ideas LO3835

Julie Beedon (julie@vistabee.win-uk.net)
Fri, 24 Nov 1995 15:57:19

Replying to LO3801 --

> I like four
>years to test the worth of ideas. That's a quorum through the
>undergraduate mill. Then, the professors have to come up with new ideas to
>impress the freshmen. But then I'm a bit of a cynic.

I am curious to understand how you developed this 4 year theory -

How many theories go beyond 4 years, and which ones have not?

Do the ones which have not exhibit any common characteristics?

Does this help prevent the 'flavour of the month syndrome'?

How does this theory affect the rate of learning in the

How does it impact change - and how does it apply in times of
rapid change?

Julie Beedon
VISTA Consulting - for a better future