Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Haley Scholars Spring Reading Groups

This semester, we continue our three reading groups as part of our work with Johnetta Haley Scholars. We will complete our reading and discussions of Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers, Gladwell's collection of essays What the Dog Saw, and Sheena Iyengar’s The Art of Choosing semester. 

[Related: Haley Scholars Fall Reading Group]

The reading schedules for the books are as follows:

Outliers & Cultural Legacies - Chapter 6 (January 24)
Outliers and PDI  - Chapter 7 (February 7)
Rice Paddies and Outliers - Chapter 8 (February 12)
Bargains and Outliers - Chapter 9 (March 13)
Race and Outliers - epilogue (March 27)
Outliers and Reflections - (April 10)

What the Dog Saw   (facilitated by Cindy Lyles)
Progress in Advance of Understanding - "John Rock's Error" (January 31)
Addressing Homelessness - "Million-Dollar Murray" (February 14)
Normalized Deviance - "Blowup" (February 28) 
Different Approaches to Creativity - "Late Bloomers" (March 20)
On the Matter of Profiling - "Dangerous Minds: Criminal Profiling Made Easy" (April 3)

The Art of Choosing   (facilitated by Danielle Hall)
Zeroing in on Choices - Chapter 6 (January 31)
Creativity and Restrictive Choice - Chapter 6 (February 14)
Choosing with less of a focus on being right - Chapter 7 (February 28)
Limiting Choices - Chapter 7 (March 20)
Choice remains an art - (April 3)

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