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Generous Thinking

Generous Thinking

a radical approach to saving the university

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAZ 182 F58
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationxiii, 260 p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27252754M
ISBN 101421429462
ISBN 109781421429465
LC Control Number2018039680
OCLC/WorldCa1079411793

Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University (Hardcover) at ce: $ Generous Thinking began for me with the nagging sense that something is off-kilter in much of scholarly something is having profound effects not just on the ways that we as individual scholars are able to live out the values that we bring to our work but also on the ways that we work together, in groups, as departments, as institutions.

Fitzpatrick gave a keynote about generous thinking at the #ITeachMSU Spring Conference on Student Learning and Success. And it’s the next pick for the Hub’s monthly book club. I haven’t read the whole book yet, but the ideas are so exciting that this is a book pre-report, as one of my favorite colleagues Bre Yaklin remarked last week.   How can we reimagine higher education? The Future Trends Forum met with Kathleen Fitzpatrick to explore her new book, Generous Thinking.

What stops us from being generous people? Lucky for us, it’s our default to be generous. But, we can accidentally override our natural inclinations to give it by over-relying on the “thinking. Hannah Alpert-Abrams, Mimi Winick, and Amanda Henrichs set out the prompt of a month of “Generous Thinking”, in the spirit of Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s book of the same name. What are concrete steps that we can take — especially those of us in various alt-ac and other staff positions — to make the university a more humane place, and.


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Inshe moved to Michigan State University to become director of digital humanities and a professor of English. Her new book, Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University (Johns Hopkins University Press), goes well beyond the digital humanities.

She argues that it's time for the humanities and academe in general to try new ways to engage with a public that has. This weekend, I read Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s new book, Generous Thinking: The University and the Public Good (Johns Hopkins ). Generous Thinking book book calls for scholars to think more generously as individuals, as a community, with the public, and through our institutions.

The first pages of the book spoke immediately to me (and some of my growing concerns about how. Thinking About Generous Thinking Posted on J J by Matthew Cheney Kathleen Fitzpatrick’s Generous Thinking helps anyone involved in education think about priorities and assumptions, about how we approach the work that we do.

It is not a nuts and bolts book; it is a book that zooms out more than it zooms in. Generous Thinking proposes to intervene in this situation in two ways: first, by demonstrating the importance of the humanities to the continued success of the twenty-first-century university; and second, by encouraging scholars in the humanities to consider the ways they communicate with the publics by which they are surrounded.

His suggestion was that scholarly work in the humanities is in a kind of imbalance, that critical thinking has dominated at the expense of a more socially-directed mode of what he called “generous thinking,” and that a recalibration of the balance between the two might enable us to make possible a greater public commitment in our work, which in turn might inspire a greater public.

Giving to others and being generous can sometimes be a challenging concept for kids. Ellen Sabin’s The Giving Book, aims to nurture a better understanding of giving with stories and fables of people who were generous, lists of how kids can support charities, and worksheets to get kids thinking about thankfulness, generosity, and charity.

Generous Thinking is an important book, not just for professors (although Fitzpatrick clearly defines them as her primary audience of stakeholders) but for anyone concerned about the nation’s. Generous Thinking has all the trappings of an academic book, including an extensive bibliography and a thorough discussion of sources used to build the argument, but its 5/5.

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(source: Nielsen Book Data). As a Man Thinketh is a self-help book by James Allen, published in It was described by Allen as " [dealing] with the power of thought, and particularly with the. You recently published a book titled Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the you talk about what your message is and what “generous thinking” means to you.

Part of the argument that I make in Generous Thinking is that something has fallen out of whack in the way that we in the university approach the critical work that we do. Generous Thinking has all the trappings of an academic book, including an extensive bibliography and a thorough discussion of sources used to build the argument, but its prose is accessible and clear.

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