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*Write a short essay of introduction for the class. Your essay should be a minimum of three paragraphs,
fully developed. Return at a later time to read the self-introductions of your class peers.
*This prompt has a number of questions. Please respond to each question with a complete paragraph. Please be as concrete
and specific as possible to facilitate effective communication. Provide examples, illustrations and definitions where appropriate.
~At this time, what is your proposed major / career choice? (If you are undecided, please make a possible choice for the purpose
of discussion.) ~To the best of your knowledge, what kinds of writing are required for your major / career? Be specific. ~To
the best of your knowledge, how much writing is required in your major / career? ~To the best of your knowledge, what is the
major goal or purpose of the writing performed in your major / career? Be specific. This discussion topic is set for anonymous
postings. Please sign your posting, using your Inver Hills student I.D. #.
MIT VIDEO LECTURE
Interdisciplinary Studies 1125-99
>, How People Learn, an E-book on
cognition, thinking and learning. Read Part I: Introduction
"Learning : From Speculation to Science." Read the first ten or so
paragraphs, up to "Focus: People,
Schools...." Of course, you are welcome
to read the entire introduction, if you choose. After the assigned
in the Introduction, go to Part II, Learners and Learning
>, and read "How Experts Differ
from Novices." Read the entire piece for general ideas. While reading,
in mind problem solving and your individual thought processes when
confronted with a problem, whether large or small. Enjoy
Go to "Baseline Writing Requirements for the Course" under NUTS AND BOLTS
in CONTENT. Read and complete. Note: There is a short reading assignment in LINKS required with this, along
with the composition of a self-introductory essay in DISCUSSION.
Using the guidelines for essay writing provided in "Nuts and Bolts" in CONTENT, write a short essay (several paragraphs
in length, fully developed) in which you introduce yourself to the class. The information you provide us is up to you; however,
minimally, provide your name and also some detail on how you generally approach problem-solving, including how effective a
problem-solver you are. After you post your essay, return at a later time to read the essays of the class.