"Good learners, like everyone else, are living, squirming, questioning, perceiving, fearing, loving, and languaging nervous systems, but they are good learners precisely because they believe and do certain things that less effective learners do not believe and do." -Postman and Weingartner (31)
This weekend, I did some new searching for texts on inquiry-based writing and teaching. A bibliography of these, if you’re interested:
Anson, Chris M. and Deanna P. Dannels. “The Heart of the Matter: Writing, Speaking, and Inquiry-Guided Learning.” Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry: A Guidebook for Institutions and Instructors. Ed. Virginia S. Lee. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2004. Print.
Greene, David B., Janice Odom and Arlene Malinowski. “Inquiry, Critical Thinking, and First Year Programs.” Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry: A Guidebook for Institutions and Instructors. Ed. Virginia S. Lee. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, 2004. Print.
Johns, Ann M. “Students and research: Reflective feedback for I-Search paper.” Feedback in Second Language Writing: Contexts and Issues. Ken Hyland and Fiona Hyland, eds. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Print.
Kirschner, Paul et al. “Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist. Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching.” Educational Psychologist. 41 (2), 75-86. 2006. Web.
Klausman, Jeffrey. “Resurrecting the I-Search: Engaging Students in Meaningful Scholarship.” Teaching English in the Two-Year College. Dec 2007. 35.2. Web.
Minnick, J. Bradley and Julie Aungst. “Insistent/Resistant: Re/visiting the I/Search.” Blurring Boundaries: Developing Writers, Researchers, and Teachers. Ed. Peggy O’Neill. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, Inc.: 2007. Print.
Muchmore, et al. “Researching the I-Search Paper: An Exploration of Analytical Thinking and Student Learning.” Journal of Teaching Writing. 19.1. Web.
Olivas, Bernice. “Cupping the Spark in Our Hands: Developing a Better Understanding of the Research Question in Inquiry-Based Writing.” Web.