|The Experiential Learning Cycle
In the mid 70’s David Kolb formalised a highly effective way of thinking about how we learn from experience. His ideas came from the work of Kurt Lewin, a Gestalt Psychologist based in Berlin in the early Twentieth Century. Kolb described the process of learning as a cycle with four stages:
There are learning cycles within learning cycles, like a nest of Russian dolls.
Source: Scaling the Heights
Kolb, D (1984) Experiential Learning. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall