Due at 8:05 am on Monday 12/15/14 - Final Exam period (8-9:50 am)
CS 1025 Computational Modeling and Simulation
12/15/14 Monday 8:00 am due date
Basis for small group exercise and class discussion (8-9:50 am).
- Purpose 1:
- Bringing written results of your
brainstorming for small group discussion.
- Purpose 2:
- Previewing the ideas that will be illustrated
with scenes from the following four movies:
- Pretty Woman
- Much Ado About Nothing
- Purpose 3:
- Celebrating problem solving and creative, critical thinking and how to apply it to future classes and endeavors.
- Read the material on
Ghostbusters and on
problem solving by the Waggle Dancing
Bees and take some (lots of) notes.
Write down at least one paragraph of your ideas/confusions/
questions/applications/connections (and/or) to bring
to the group discussion. You will read this paragraph
to the other members of your small group.
- Read the material from
the Artist Within (by Eric
Take some (lots of) notes.
- Try to relate that material to
the Peter Venkman quote about "studying the effects of
negative reinforcement on ESP ability".
- Look up the word "attitude" in the dictionary. Write down the
definition. Develop some insight or express some confusion or ask some
question about how that definition relates to Ghostbusters, to Polya
quote in ghost.txt, and/or to the Eric Maisel readings on Coaching the
Artist Within and Getting a Grip on Your Mind.
- See page EEE of the
handout. (Coaching the Artist Within on 5 pages instead
of 1 page)
Write down the simple three-step procedure:
- notice and
- dispute the self-sabotaging; and
- substitute the useful).
Come up with an example of this from your experience and observation
or readings and imagination. Write it down (all 3 parts).
- Bring one sheet of paper filled up on at least one side with your
paragraph(s) from 1 above and your tasks and output from 2 (i. and ii.
This is the ONLY thing that is required to be done by the
final exam period. It is the basis for being prepared for GROUP
DISCUSSION followed by CLASS DISCUSSION.
- You are welcome to relate the material from or ask questions about
state confusions about or insights into and/or quote/refer to the
material from the From
STEM to STEAM handout about
Mind-Sets that Hinder and Mind-Sets that Improve Achievement. It is
strongly related to the Dr Peter Venkamn quote and the Dances With
Wolves scene about how Stands With a Fist got her name.
"Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, oh my!" says Dorothy.
"We're not in Kansas anymore, Toto!"
STEAM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.