Chris's All notes final copy

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Unformatted text preview: Contents Cialdini General Education: An approach without a specified curriculum: contrast to liberal/scientific education • Balance: the importance of both group and individual Logic of presentation: Deliberation-Principled thought: Application of unquestioned premises, accepted facts, validated theories.-Deliberative thought: Emphasis on the changeable nature of approach • Multiple solutions: Discovery, inspiration, imagination, critical thought Method of Presentation: Integrative or synthetic -Organization of thought/practice within a single perspective • Purity of approach vs. adequacy of analysis: problems secondary to approach. Subject matter: problems relevant to the human condition-Characteristics: Divergent expressions • Significant, universal, and recurrent • Problem focus requires synthesis of knowledge Goal: Critical decision making characteristic of active participation in a democratic/civil society-Informed citizens practically utilizing knowledge, understanding appropriate corrective action.-Consequences • Autonomous, self reflective, and critical thought • Adaptive response to change • Realistic definitions, approaches, and solutions to problems effective/efficient personal behavior and social action Instruction acquisition/learning teaching knowledge/education Problem oriented application wisdom-Learning (advocacy of the know) • Student: Passive/dependent on the instructor: informational resource • Enhancing understanding of the established, receiving/reproducing information, drawing/ deriving logical conclusions • Memorization and rote application-Objective approach to fixed data, develop coordinated sequences of information, possibility of right or wrong-Education facilitated by teaching • Teaching: Identity/Integrity o Capacity to go beyond established information, surpassing the understood/known/possible into the realm of the contemporarily improbable Education characteristics • Critical and self reflective inquiry/questioning • Focus on imperfectly/un-resolved phenomena • Search for interdisciplinary links, juxtaposition of conflictual possibilities • Creative use of conflict paradox (co-presence/interdependence of opposites) • Abandonment of the established: reorganization, expansion, critical examination, unique application • Resilience on the subjective: discovery, insight, imagination, creativity, openness Influence Invulnerability Illusion: comforting in an unpredictable and dangerous world-Immunity decreases precaution and increases susceptibility • Influence/persuasion: universal communication an essential life skill • Definition: social psychological dynamics producing change in ways contrary to being left alone-Psychological disarmament and hidden/covert mechanisms increases susceptibility • Illusion: resilient self enhancing, selective blindness • Supportive illusion: better than average effect more capable in defending against influence....
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  • Spring '08
  • Zimmerman
  • self deter mination, self presentation enhances, tach ment, self reflective inquiry/questioning, involve ment Compliance

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