John F. Reed Honors Program - . . . for Honors Scholars

Resources for Honors Scholars

Module 1: The Arts of Dialog and Conversation

Module 2: The Arts of Self-Awareness, Self-Reflection, and Critical Self-Assessment

Module 3: The Arts of Collaboration and Shared Meaning-Making

Module 4: The Arts of Public Engagement and Presentation

Selected Bibliography for Honors Scholars and Honors Faculty

Astin, Alexander W., Helen S. Astin, and Jennifer A. Lindholm. Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students’ Inner Lives. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.

Bergquist, William H. and Kenneth Pawlak. Engaging the Six Cultures of the Academy. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2008.

Bohm, David. On Dialogue. New York: Routledge Classics, 2004.

Boud, David, Rosemary Keogh, and David Walker, eds. Reflection: Turning Experience into Learning. Abington: Routledge, 1985.

Brookfield, Stephen D. Teaching for Critical Thinking: Tools and Techniques to Help Students Questions Their Assumptions. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2012.

Brookfield, Stephen D. and Stephen Preskill. Discussion as a Way of Teaching: Tools and Techniques for Democratic Classrooms. 2nd edition. San Francisco: Jossey Bass, 2005.

Bugbee, Henry. The Inward Morning: A Philosophical Exploration in Journal Form. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1976.

Delbanco, Andrew. College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.

Dembo, Myron H. and Helena Seli. Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success: A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning. 4th edition. New York: Routledge, 2004.

Dewey, John. Experience and Education. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1938.

Felten, Peter, H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Aaron Kheriaty, and Edward Taylor. Transformative Conversations: A Guide to Mentoring Communities Among Colleagues in Higher Education. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2013.

Guinier, Lani. The Tyranny of Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015.

Hayot, Eric. The Elements of Academic Style: Writing for the Humanities. New York: Columbia University Press, 2014.

Johnson, W. Brad. On Being a Mentor: A Guide for Higher Education Faculty. New York: Psychology Press, 2006.

Johnson, W. Brad and Ridley, Charles R. The Elements of Mentoring. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2008.

Kaplan, Matthew, Naomi Silver, Danielle Lavaque-Manty, and Deborah Meizlish, eds. Using Reflection and Metacognition to Improve Student Learning: Across the Disciplines, Across the Academy. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, 2013.

Kline, Stephen Jay. Conceptual Foundations for Multidisciplinary Thinking. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1995.

Knight, Jim. Better Conversations: Coaching Ourselves and Each Other To Be More Credible, Caring, and Connected. Thousand Oaks: Corwin, 2016.

Kolb, David A. Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development. 2nd edition. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education, 2015.

Kronman, Anthony T. Education's End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007.

Land, Ray, Jan Meyer, and Jan Smith, eds. Threshold Concepts within the Disciplines. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2008.

Lipson, Charles. How to Write a BA Thesis: A Practical Guide from Your First Ideas to Your Finished Paper. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Magolda, Marcia B. Baxter, Elizabeth G. Creamer, and Peggy S. Meszaros. Development and Assessment of Self-Authorship: Exploring the Concept across Cultures. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, 2010.

Mayeroff, Milton. On Caring. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.

Meyer, Jan H. F. and Ray Land. Overcoming Barriers to Student Understanding: Threshold Concepts and Troublesome Knowledge. New York: Routledge, 2006.

Meyer, Jan H. F., Ray Land, and Caroline Baillie, eds. Threshold Concepts and Transformational Learning. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers, 2010.

Mikics, David. Slow Reading in a Hurried Age. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2013.

Nash, Robert J. Liberating Scholarly Writing: The Power of Personal Narrative. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004.

Nilson, Linda. Creating Self-Regulated Learners: Strategies to Strengthen Students' Self-Awareness and Learning Skills. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, 2013.

Noddings, Nel. Caring: A Relational Approach to Ethics and Moral Education. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2013.

Nussbaum, Martha C. Creating Capabilities: The Human Development Approach. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2011.

Nussbaum, Martha C. Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Parks, Sharon Daloz. Big Questions, Worthy Dreams: Mentoring Emerging Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Faith. 2nd edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.

Powell, Pegeen Reichert. Retention and Resistance: Writing Instruction and the Students Who Leave. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2013.

Roulston, Kathryn. Reflective Interviewing: A Guide to Theory and Practice. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2010.

Schuman, Samuel. Beginning in Honors: A Handbook. 4th edition. Lincoln: National Collegiate Honors Council—University of Nebraska, 2006.

Stage, Francis K., Patricia A Muller, Jillian Kinzie, and Ada Simmons. Creating Learning Centered Classrooms: What Does Learning Theory Have to Say? ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report, Volume 26, No. 4. Washington D.C.: The George Washington University, Graduate School of Education and Human Development, 1998.

Stevens, Dannelle D. and Joanne E. Cooper. Journal Keeping: How to Use Reflective Writing for Learning, Teaching, Professional Insight, and Positive Change. Sterling: Stylus Publishing, 2009.

Strober, Myra H. Interdisciplinary Conversations: Challenging Habits of Thought. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011.

Suskie, Linda. Five Dimensions of Quality: A Common Sense Guide to Accreditation and Accountability. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2015.

Sutton, Robbie M., Matthew J. Hornsey, and Karen M. Douglas. Feedback: The Communication of Praise, Criticism. And Advice. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.

Sword, Helen. Stylish Academic Writing. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012.

Weimer, Maryellen. Learner-Centered Teaching: Five Keys to Change Practice, 2nd edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2013.

Yancey, Kathleen Blake. Reflection in the Writing Classroom. Logan: Utah State University Press, 1998.

Zakaria, Fareed. In Defense of a Liberal Education. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2015

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