Skills for Navigating a Complex World
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"With Thinking Like a Generalist, you will help your students understand and become lifelong learnersthe greatest gift of all." Deborah Heiligman
Angela M. Kohnen is an Assistant Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Florida. Prior to earning her doctorate at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, she taught English Language Arts in the St. Louis area. She loves working with students at all levels to explore questions of genuine curiosity. Wendy Saul, formerly the Allen B. and Helen S. Shopmaker Chair of Education and International Studies at the University of Missouri-St Louis is now retired but still spends countless hours thinking with her former students and colleagues about generalist literacy; connections between science, reading and writing; and active learning and critical thinking in under-resourced settings, both here and abroad.
Part I: The Case For Generalist Literacy; Chapter 1: Meet the Generalist; Chapter 2: Promoting a Generalist Identity; Chapter 3: Doing what Generalists do; Part II: A Self-Guided Course; Chapter 4: Getting Started; Chapter 5: Meet the Generalist; Chapter 6: Evaluating Sources; Chapter 7: Navigating the Landscape; Chapter 8: Powering Through to the End; Chapter 9: Self-Guided Course: A Final Word; Part III: Examples from the Classroom; Chapter 10: Planning Units of Study