Biographies and Character Studies that Stir Thinking

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Table of Contents

Module One - Types of Thinking - 1
What types of thinking do students typically employ when conducting topical research and writing biographies?

Module Two - Questions of Import - 2
How can powerful research questions encourage students to engage in more colorful, fresh thinking?

Module Three - - Traits of a Thinker 3
What types of thinking set the thinker apart?

Module Four - - 4
Mapping out the Research - Making Suppositions

Module Five - - 5
Going to Primary Sources

Module Six - - 6
The Pros and Cons of Secondary Sources

Module Seven - - 7
The Jigsaw Puzzle as Metaphor for Synthesis

Module Eight - - 8
Getting a Picture of the Man or the Woman

© Jamie McKenzie, 2007, all rights reserved. No copies can be made or distributed in any format without the express written permission of the author. This CD is intended for use by participants during a workshop in Perth on May 27 only.