Choose from the following sessions when registering. Choose one for each day section. See preconference and conference schedule and sessions for full titles and descriptions.
DAY TWO Morning
DAY TWO Afternoon
DAY FOUR Afternoon
July 17-18, 2010
Join us for in-depth sessions at the preconference prior to the main conference. Participants who attend the preconference benefit from working together in smaller group settings and going deeper in the session content than is possible at the main conference. Particiants are able to work together with the facilitator for two full days. This year we offer two advanced sessions for returning registrants.
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Socratic questioning is disciplined questioning that can be used to pursue thought in many directions and for many purposes, including: to explore complex ideas, to get to the truth of things, to open up issues and problems, to uncover assumptions, to analyze concepts, to distinguish what we know from what we don’t know, and to follow out logical implications of thought. The key to distinguishing Socratic questioning from questioning per se is that Socratic questioning is systematic, disciplined, and deep, and usually focuses on foundational concepts, principles, theories, issues, or problems.
(Thinking Through the Core Concept of Critical Thinking, the manner in which the core can be contextualized, and the ways in which contextualizations of the core can generate intellectual controversy)....
Dr. Richard Paul
This session will be structured as follows: