Replying to LO19547 --
From a very old discussion here... Who is was the original creator of
the four-stage model:
We had a lot of talk about this in October 1998... See the starting message at
..and the replies are linked from there.
I now have this message from Linda Adams, president of Gordon
Perhaps our mystery is solved!
>To: "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
>Subject: The Learning Stages
>Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 12:44:13 -0700
>We were recently asked by an author who is finishing up a book to confirm
>whether or not Dr. Thomas Gordon, our founder, was the originator of The
>Learning Stages. i.e., unconsciously unskilled, consciously unskilled,
>consciously skilled, unconsiously skilled.
>The model was developed by one of our employees and course developers in the
>1970's and first appeared in our Teacher Effectiveness Training Instructor
>Guide in the early 70's. It has been a part of all of our programs since
>that time. We have never added a fifth stage.
>For what it's worth.
>Gordon Training International
>Phone: 800.628.1197; 858.481.8121, x310
>GTI - Celebrating 40 years of excellence in human relations training!
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