031908 - 3.19.08 Types of Knowledge: 1. Instrumental:...

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3.19.08 Types of Knowledge: 1. Instrumental: knowledge that can be used immediately a. 7% of what we learn is instrumental 2. Conceptual: Designed to get the big-idea; To create some larger understanding a. Not something learned immediately b. Most things in this course are conceptual c. 40% of what we learn is conceptual 3. Symbolic: Hear a language that helps you understand something in another way a. More complex b. Reinforcing – something you already know c. Use a phrase in a special way that captures an idea to reinforce something you already know d. 40% of what we learn is symbolic Preparing you to think rather than telling you something or giving you a tool! Narrative and Identity - Who am I? I am happy – relived to be back in the states I am _____ - Gender - Student - Ethnicity - Stress - Sick - Religion - Physical Characteristic - Tired Some are fixed categories Sickness and stress usually gets resolved in some way Religion can change
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Group discussion: How else can identity be answered than through narrative? How else can that be represented other than a story?
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