Analyze the Universal Systems Model.
DefinitionAnalysis should include
- inputs (e.g., people, materials, time, capital, energy, equipment, information)
- processes (e.g., management, production)
- outputs (e.g., intended, unintended)
- feedback (e.g., open-loop, closed-loop).
- What is the difference between open- and closed-loop feedback?
- How does feedback change your process?
- What is an example of a production process?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by
- analyzing and interpreting artifacts and primary and secondary sources to understand events in United States history;
- analyzing and interpreting geographic information to determine patterns and trends in United States history;
- interpreting charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of people, places, or events in United States history;
- using evidence to draw conclusions and make generalizations;
- comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, and political perspectives in United States history;
- determining relationships with multiple causes or effects in United States history;
- explaining connections across time and place;
- using a decision-making model to identify costs and benefits of a specific choice made;
- identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the ethical use of material or intellectual property; and
- investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.