Bean, John C., Engaging Ideas. Review chapters 5 and 6; read chapter 7, p. 123, 128, 130-132; dip into chapters 7 – 10 and find a few pages particularly relevant to your course (difficult texts, small groups, etc.)
from Justin and Jonas: “Reading Assignment
Just a reminder of the reading assignment for our meeting 3/25/11:
Select one of the ‘five minds’ and read that one chapter in depth, choose one point that you found most valuable and be prepared to share with the group.”
John Bean, Engaging Ideas, Chapters 5 and 6, with particular attention paid to pgs. 75-80, 104-117.
If you would like more background on his approach stressing the connections between writing and critical thinking,see Chapter 2, pgs. 15-20, 26-29.
Please feel free to browse other portions of this very useful book as well and share pages that you think would be beneficial for your colleagues to read.
Entries in your annotated bibliography, plus another article that another fellow has added.
Dean Edelstein, “Lost in the Middle” in Inside Higher Ed (January 21, 2011): Excerpted from Views: Lost in the Middle – Inside Higher Ed
Judith Summerfield: “TheProject” in Reclaiming the Public University: Conversations on General & Liberal Education (2007)
Richard Feynman: “Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman!”: Adventures of a Curious Character (1985)