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Teaching the Great Books

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  1. Introduction
    Teaching the Great Books: Course Introduction (Preview Content)
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    1 Quiz
  2. Lessons
    Lesson 1: What Should We Read? (Preview Content)
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Lesson 2: How Should We Read the Classics?
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Lesson 3: How to Do Deep Reading
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Lesson 4: Ancient and Modern Modes of Interpretation
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Lesson 5: How to Teach Great Books—Part I
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Lesson 6: How to Teach Great Books—Part II
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Lesson 7: Classroom Habits and Practices
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  9. Lesson 8: Who Do We Teach?
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  10. Lesson 9: Students Afflicted with Acedia or Ennui
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  11. Lesson 10: Helping Students Overcome Acedia or Ennui
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  12. Lesson 11: Who Is the Teacher?
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    1 Quiz
  13. Class Observations
    Lesson 12: Observe 7th Grade Classroom (with preclass interview)
    1 Topic
  14. Lesson 13: Observe 10th Grade Classroom (with pre- and post-class interviews)
    1 Topic
  15. Lesson 14: Observe 10th Grade Classroom (with pre- and post-class interviews)
    1 Topic
  16. Lesson 15: Observe 10th Grade Classroom (with pre- and post-class interviews)
    1 Topic
  17. End of Course Test
    End of Course Test: Teaching the Great Books
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  • After seeing the 10th graders recite the catechism of the medieval world a second time, what are your thoughts?
  • What do you notice about Josh Gibbs’s style of teaching after seeing him teach a second day?
  • Did you note any difference of approach or teaching on Josh’s second day of teaching?
  • What about Josh’s teaching skill do admire and wish to emulate?
  • If you could offer Josh some friendly feedback to improve this class, what would it be?
  • Did you observe any classical principles of pedagogy at play?