|Thinking Self goals:
a. To realize that our identity is enmeshed in a variety of thought
processes including sensing and reasoning.
Thinking Self Skills: Analysis, Classification and Causation
Thinking Self Assignments:
|Generalization: There are multiple dimensions to thinking.
Oct 3 Analyze Ackerman, " The Painterís Eye "
Oct 6 Analyze by classifications in Sternberg , "The Triachic Theory
of Human Intelligence"
Oct 8 Analyze Gardner, "Human Intelligence Isnít What We Think It Is"
|Generalization: A major function of thinking is the construction
Oct 10 Exploring the limits of sensing and thinking-- the paintings
|Oct 13 Suzuki, "To Polish a Tile" (Zen)|
|Generalization: A major function of thinking is relating
our identity to the world.
Oct 15 Explore the narratorís search for causes in Olsen, " I Stand Here Ironing"
Generalization: Patterns of thinking are a function of
|Generalization: Patterns of Thinking Change as a Function
of Growth and Development.
Oct 22 Analyze causation in Bettleheim, "The Childís Need for Magic"
Oct 24 In class exam