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❉ Prescribed reading 


Summer Session, Part II [June-August 2019]

 Insight: How Small Gains in Self-Awareness Can Help You Win Big at Work and in Life (Eurich, 2017)

 Transformative Dimensions of Adult Learning (Mezirow, 1991)

• The Craft of Research   

• They Say / I Say

• The Literature Review: 6 Steps to Success

And...

The Craft of Research (Booth, et al., 2016)

57 Ways to Screw Up in Grad School (Haggerty & Doyle, 2015) 


Plus articles and web pages for Week 1 (of 8)...

Watch

Mezirow’s Legacy: The Evolution and Impact of Transformative Learning [transcript]

How News Distorts Our Worldview (Miller, 2008) [Video] [transcript]

Johari Window in Interpersonal Communication (Zakel, 2011) [Video] [Closed captioned]

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Recommended Studies

These resources are provided to enhance your overall learning experience. For a deeper understanding of the weekly concepts, review these optional resources.

  • Ackerman, R. H., & Maslin-Ostrowski, P. (2002). The wounded leader: How real leadership emerges in times of crisis. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Brock, D. E. (2010). Measuring the importance of precursor steps to transformative learning. American Association for Adult and Continuing Education. Adult Education Quarterly 60(2), 122-142.
  • Brookfield, S. D. (1995). The power of critical theory: Liberating adult learning and teaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Cranton, P. (1994). Understanding and promoting transformative learning: A guide for educators and adults. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Mezirow, J. (2000). Learning as transformation: Critical perspectives on a theory in progress. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
  • Sorokin, P. (1957). Social and cultural dynamics. Boston, MA: Porter Sargent Publishers.
  • Taylor, E. (1998). Transformative learning: A critical review. ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career and Vocational Education (Information Series, number 374). Retrieved from https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED423422.pdf





Summer Session, Part I [April-June 2019]

  • Becker, H. (2007). Writing for social scientists: How to start and finish your thesis, book, or article (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

  • Lamott, A. (1994). Bird by bird: Some instructions on writing and life. New York, NY: Anchor Books. 

  • Kasser, T. (2006). Materialism and is alternatives. In M. Csikszentmihalyi & I. Csikszentmihalyi (Eds.), A life worth living: Contributions to positive psychology (pp. 200 – 214). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

  • The Handbook of Academic Writing: A Fresh Approach (Murray & Moore, 2006)

  • Palmer, P. (2004). A hidden wholeness: The journey toward an undivided life. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

  • Villaseñor, V. (2005). Burro genius: A memoir. San Francisco, CA: Harper Perennial.

  • Harbin, A. (2016). Disorientation and the moral life. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

  • Bellah, R. N., Madsen, R., Sullivan, W. M., Swidler, A., & Tipton, S. M. (2008). Habits of the heart: Individualism and commitment in American life. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

  • Borgmann, A. (2006). Real American ethics: Taking responsibility for our country [eBook]. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press.

  • Boers, A. (2012). Living into focus: Choosing what matters in an age of distraction. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press.