PAPERS AND SLIDESHOWS SUBMITTED BY BtSM2007 PARTICIPANTS
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Michel Alhadeff-Jones:Scientific Mind, Critical Mind and Complexity: Learning from a Scientist's Life History
John Scales Avery: Science for the Long-Term Future
Tom Bigda-Peyton, Julie Johnson, & Paul Barach: Storytelling and Story Analysis: Mechanisms for Influencing the Development of the Scientific Mind
Robert Branson: Enticing the Scientific Mind (This slideshow serves as an introductory prompt for Bob's interactive roundtable on May 28 at 3:30 pm during BtSM2007 as well as, in conjunction with it, for a threaded discussion on
www.cabweb.net. To sign up for it, which you are greatly encouraged to do, consult the getting-started-on-CABWEB guide. After you have created your account (for free) and signed into CABWEB, you find the announcement to the forum in the top right corner of your screen.)
John van Breda: Towards a Transdisciplinary Hermeneutics: A New Way of Building the Scientific Mind for Learning in the Perspective of Complex and Long-term Change (paper) and Towards a TD Hermeneutics: BtSM for Learning in the Perspective of Complex and Long-term Change (slideshow)
Kalina Christoff:Human thinking: Lessons from Neuroscience (slideshow)
Darrell Cole: Considering the Pragmatic Mind: Moving Knowledge into Action Through Engagement (slideshow)
Krista Fogel: Scientific Creativity in Light of Artistic Spirit: A Literature Review on the Concepts of Intuition and Beauty (paper) and Scientific Creativity in in Light of Artistic Spirit: A Preliminary Literature Review on the Concepts of Intuition and Beauty (slideshow)
Paul Grobstein: The Scientific Mind, the Brain, and Human Culture: Story Telling and Story Sharing and
Material related to his presentation on The brain as a story teller/story reviser: Learning/doing by observing/creating (via The brain as a story teller/story reviser: Learning/doing by observing/creating).
Paul Horwitz: How can we detect a scientific mind? (slideshow)
Faiza Hussein Abd Alla: The Right of a Pre-school Child to Developing a Scientific Mind (paper) and The Right of a Pre-school Child to Developing a Scientific Mind (slideshow)
Faiza Hussein Abd Alla: Scientific mind: a/Features; and b/ Engineering factors
Dan Laitsch: Thinking scientifically: An educational approach tosystematizing the way we useknowledge (slideshow)
Mara Martin: Automated Muses. A Semiotic & Philogenetic Approach
Sue McGregor: The Nature of Transdisciplinary Research and Practice(available at http://www.kon.org/hswp/archive/transdiscipl.html)
Roy McWeeny: Text of telepresentation on 'For the love of science: Reaching out to the as yet unreached' (including annex on 'Basic Books in Science: Science as a Creative Adventure of the Mind') and Slideshow on Attributes of the Scientific Mind and how they relate to the Basic Books in Science initiative
Edgar Morin: Complexité restreinte, complexité générale (An English language version of this text with the title
Restricted Complexity, General Complexityis available at http://www.worldscibooks.com/chaos/etextbook/6372/6372_chap01.pdf). Participants may also want to read Edgar Morin's Seven complex lessons in education for the future(also available in French as Les sept savoirs nécessaires à léducation du futurand in Spanish as Los siete saberes necesarios para la educación del futuro.
Carolina Ödman: Universe Awareness: Inspiring young children with the beautiful universe (paper) and Universe Awareness slideshow
Benjamin B. Olshin: Scientific Thinking and Modernity Meet Traditional Culture (paper) and Scientific Thinking and Modernity Meet Traditional Culture (slideshow)
Dalva Maria Padilha: Aging and geriatric dentistry: Interdisciplinary, labyrinths, puzzles and other illusions
Roland M. Schulz and Awneet Sivia: Developing 'Philosophic' Understanding: Using History, Model-based Reasoning and Epistemology to Reform Science Education
J. Michael Spector: An Overview of the Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Mike also contributed the following papers: Notes on Building the Scientific Mind 2007 (BtSM 2007); Challenging Dichotomies Inspired by Paul Kirschners Inaugral Address at Utrecht University; Remarks on Scientific Inquiry and Instructional Design Research; and Remarks about the Fragmentary Nature of Psychology.
Jan Visser: The Scientific Mind in Context (this paper was written around 1999/2000 - it serves as a basis for critical reflection on the construct of 'the scientific mind' during a proposed interactive roundtable)
Yusra Laila Visser: Developing the scientific disposition in formal learning contexts: Applications of problem-oriented learning (slideshow)
David Vogt & Lee Iverson: Social Acumen to Resolve Complexity (slideshow)
Carl Wieman: Research on how school is nurturing the anti-scientific mind and how this can be changed (slideshow)