• 132 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
1987 …2016
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Research interests

My research focuses on complex systems in classroom communities and student learning in science and across disciplines.


  • systems thinking
  • complex systems
  • science education
  • pattern thinking

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science Social Sciences
classroom Social Sciences
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teacher Social Sciences
Learning Systems Mathematics
Ecology Mathematics
research focus Social Sciences

Research Output 1987 2016

  • 132 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 18 Article
  • 5 Book
  • 5 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution

A Batesonian perspective on qualitative research and complex human systems

Bloom, J. W., Jan 1 2016, Complex Dynamical Systems in Education: Concepts, Methods and Applications. Springer International Publishing, p. 23-37 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

qualitative research
educational setting
educational research

Complexity, Patterns, and Creativity

Bloom, J. W. 2014 A critique of creativity and complexity: Deconstructing clichés. Ambrose, D., Sriraman, B. & Pierce, K. M. (eds.). in press ed. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citations

An ecology of mind: Teaching - learning complex systems

Bloom, J. W., 2013, In : Kybernetes. 42, 9, p. 1346-1353 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning Systems
Large scale systems
Complex Systems

An ecology of mind: Teaching—learning complex systems

Bloom, J. W. 2013 In : Kybernetes. 42, p. 1346-1353

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecology of Mind: A Batesonian Systems Thinking Approach to Curriculum Enactment.

Bloom, J. W., 2012, In : Curriculum and Teaching. 27, p. 81-100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle