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Intellectual Character

What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Get It (Jossey-Bass Education)

by Ron Ritchhart

  • 210 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Jossey-Bass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Educational Psychology,
  • Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning,
  • Leadership,
  • Research,
  • Education / Leadership,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Teaching Methods & Materials - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8149254M
    ISBN 100787972789
    ISBN 109780787972783

    Thus, intellectual character is not about how much someone knows. About Rakuten Cookie Settings OverDrive uses cookies and similar technologies to improve your experience, monitor our performance, and understand overall usage trends for OverDrive services including OverDrive websites and apps. Fifth, wisdom is a combination of scientific knowledge and intuition, which helps us arrive at the highest truths of all. Differences in intellectual character help to explain why people in the same situation end up believing such different things. These strategies are often where teachers start. He visited numerous classrooms in his research, and concluded that "the best teachers present their goals at the very onset of the course by asking [students] questions and asking them to think right off the bat.

    Research and analytics cookies These cookies help us understand user behavior within our services. The research and theoretical basis for the Cultures of Thinking work can be found in my book, Intellectual Character. Without phronesis, it would be impossible to practice the moral virtues properly. On the other hand, a person who has phronesis but does not have the right moral virtues will be very effective in devising means to personal ends, but those ends might not be noble. You also need to be motivated to do something about them, and actually be able to do something about them. We need courage to be true to our own thinking in such circumstances.

    Yet the example he gives of a cognitive explanation takes us right back to character explanations. Why not, he suggests include routines for thinking — routines that reflect intellectual character? Share this:. Intellectual Courage: Having a consciousness of the need to face and fairly address ideas, beliefs or viewpoints toward which we have strong negative emotions and to which we have not given a serious hearing. This means living with their consequences.


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Intellectual Character book

Fourth, intuition helps us to grasp first principles from which we derive scientific truths. Third, prudence or practical wisdom helps us to pursue the good life generally.

Faith In Reason: Confidence that, in the long run, one's own higher interests and those of humankind at large will be best served by giving the freest play to reason, by encouraging people to come to their own conclusions by developing their own rational faculties; faith that, with proper encouragement and cultivation, people can learn to think for themselves, to form rational viewpoints, draw reasonable conclusions, think coherently and logically, persuade each other by reason and become reasonable persons, despite the deep-seated obstacles in the native character of the human mind and in society as we know it.

Lessons in shaping 'intellectual' character May 14, By Mary Kuhl Special to The Christian Science Monitor You're in an art museum and see a painting you wouldn't normally pay much attention to.

When a nation consists primarily of people who do not have the attributes of effective thinkers, the progress of an entire society can be hindered. High-stakes testing may distract people from the real goal of education, Ritchhart says, but there is nothing inherently in conflict between teaching for a test and teaching for intellectual character.

Some see this as a good reason to be skeptical about the existence of character. They discussed not just what the order of operations is, but why it exists and how it could further their understanding of math.

What is Intellectual Character?

This is probably the most difficult attribute to acquire. Success breeds success. Wisdom is a combination of intuition and scientific knowledge, involving a deep understanding of the natural world.

The 6 Attributes of Intellectual Character book Learners Many traits may fall under the umbrella of intellectual character. First, the intellectual virtues lead to happiness, and so are ends in themselves. The fact that Oliver is easily influenced by his friends itself tells us something about his intellectual character.

Intellectual humility depends on recognizing that one should not claim more than one actually knows. Just as the body requires exercise to get into shape, the brain requires practice to change the way it processes information.

In the event, the only variable that made a difference to whether they stopped to help was how much of a hurry they were in; students who thought they were running late were much less likely to stop and help than those who thought they had time.

Intellectual character traits that aid effective and responsible enquiry are intellectual virtues, whereas intellectual vices are intellectual character traits that impede effective and responsible inquiry. What he has done, in effect, is to explain one of his questionable beliefs by reference to another no less questionable belief.

This means living with their consequences. Identify an area that could use improvement and work towards integrating it into your intellectual character as you take one of the courses listed or learn about it in another way.Mar 10,  · Yes, your favorite comic book characters are subject to both copyright and trademark protections.

Like I said, it is big business. How do these licensing and intellectual property issues affect the production of a movie for a minor character like, say, Deadpool?

Let the games begin! How are comic book characters subject to copyright law? Description: You rely on your brain [1], not on your emotions. Your mind is very active and it looks like you don’t stop thinking and analyzing even when you’re sleeping.

Whatever happens, you start analyzing it rationally and thoroughly, and maki. Intellectual Character: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Get It [Ron Ritchhart] on sylvaindez.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. What does it really mean to be intelligent? Ron Ritchhart presents a new and powerful view of intelligence that moves beyond ability to Cited by: Fifth in a series on intellectual character traits.

If you are religious, or not, find a good book arguing for, and one against, your own particular view. Whatever you decide to pursue, keep.

Intellectual Character

In Intellectual Development: Intellectual Character Development, Philip Dow presents a case for the recovery of intellectual character. Virtue is not about doing the right things, but about becoming the right kind of person. The formation of intellectual character produces a way of life that demonstrates love for both God and sylvaindez.com: Sep 20,  · In the teaching-oriented book Intellectual Character, Ron Ritchhart explains it like this: “Intellectual character [is] an umbrella term to cover those dispositions associated with good and productive thinking the concept of intellectual character recognizes the role of attitude and affect in our everyday cognition and the importance of.

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