Cyrus Stewart Test 1 Class Notes

Cyrus Stewart Test - LEARNING Student passive/dependent Instructor informational source Enhancing understanding of the established

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LEARNING Student: passive/dependent Instructor: informational source Enhancing understanding of the established, receiving/reproducing information, drawing/deriving logical conclusions. Memorization and rote application Objective approach to fixed data, develop coordination sequences between data, possibility of right/wrong Teacher facilitates information Teaching: identity/integrity o Capacity to go beyond established information, surpassing the understood into the realm of the contemporarily impossible Education o Characteristics Critical and self reflective inquiry/questioning Focus on imperfectly/unresolved phenomenon Search for inter-disciplinary links, juxtaposition of conflictual possibilities. INVULNERIBILITY Illusion o Comforting in an unpredictable and dangerous world o Immunity – precaution goes down, susceptibility goes up Influence/persuasion: universal to meaningful communication – an essential life skill PERSUASION Social psychological dynamics producing change in ways contrary to being left alone. Psychological Disarmament o Ups susceptibility o Illusion Resilient – self enhancing, selective blindness SUPPORTIVE ILLUSION Better than average effect o We are more capable of defending against influence Fundamental attribution error o Other’s problems (inner), ours (situation) INVULNERIBILITY Least competent = most confident o Failure to recognize our deficiencies o Self-sustaining
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FIXED ACTION PATTERNS Increases in speed/accessibility of information o Information = knowledge when it’s critically retained Accessed, absorbed, integrated, understood, applied o Contributing conditions Complex stimulus field Time pressure = need for immediate response Emotional arousal = exhaustion
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2008 for the course ISS 210 taught by Professor Zimmerman during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Cyrus Stewart Test - LEARNING Student passive/dependent Instructor informational source Enhancing understanding of the established

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