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Study Guide Com Exam Cohort III

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William Allan Kritsonis, PhD
PhD Program in Educational Leadership
Prairie View A&M University

Doctoral Comprehensive Examination Review Preparation Guide
Cohort III \u2013 Fall 2007
Special Note: Items #1 and #14 are required. These items are due on the
day of writing comprehensives for Professor Kritsonis
1.This item is due on the day of writing comprehensives for Dr. Kritsonis.
All doctoral students shall be required to answer this specific comp item: Essay:
Discuss the Six Philosophical Strategies for Implementing the Ways of Knowing
Through the Realms of Meaning (2007) \u2013 A Philosophy for Selecting the
Curriculum for General Education by William Allan Kritsonis, PhD
(Note: Book is only available for purchase through AMISTAD
BOOKPLACE, 700 University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446
amistadbookplace@earthlink.net \u2013 936-857-9101)

Make certain to discuss your view of the realms of meaning as it specifically relates to providing leadership in any area of education. Make certain to write your essay as if you are submitting it for publication as a chapter in a textbook or article for national publication in a professional journal. Submit two copies along with a CD, and follow APA guidelines. Use the following format.

Specific Guidelines and Format for Essay:

a.Title (Use the word National in the title)
b.Abstract (50-75 words)
c.Opening paragraph must be as follows:

The six realms of meaning cover the range of possible meanings and comprise the basic competencies that general education should develop in every person. A complete person should be skilled in the use of speech, symbol, and gesture (symbolics), factually well informed (empirics), capable of creating and appreciating objects of esthetic significance (esthetics), endowed with a rich and disciplined life in relation to self and others (synnoetics), able to make wise decisions and to judge between right and wrong (ethics), and possessed of an integral outlook (synoptics). These are the aims of general education for the development of complete persons.

d. Second paragraph, must start with\u2026The purpose of this essay is to discuss six philosophical strategies for implementing the realms of meaning as a process for selecting curriculum for the development of the complete person.

e.In numerical order, the following six paragraphs must present your
unique philosophical strategies for implementation of some aspect of the

realms of meaning.
f. Last paragraph, must start with\u2026In conclusion, \u2026
g. Length: 6-10 pages; 2-5 references.

2. Write a brief definition of the following philosophies:
Chinese Thought
Middle Eastern Thought
Analytic Philosophy
Far Eastern Thought
Western Philosophy

What is your philosophy of education?
What is your philosophy of life?

3.In relation to the philosophies of leadership presented in your doctoral course, identify

and describe in detail your educational philosophy. Make clear in your response why you hold these beliefs. Explain what difference such beliefs make to the amelioration of the actual learning experience of children and youth in schools. In your essay, you must state your thoughts in a logical manner and demonstrate a knowledgeable understanding of metaphysics, epistemology, and axiology in your analysis.(text,

William Kritsonis, PhD on Schooling)
.(Note: This item requires specific knowledge of the philosophies:

Idealism \u2013 Realism \u2013 Pragmatism \u2013 Existentialism \u2013 Progressivism \u2013 Communism \u2013 Analytic Philosophy \u2013 Reconstructionism \u2013 Social Reconstructionism - Scholasticism \u2013 Instrumentalism \u2013 Essentialism \u2013 Perennialism \u2013 Behaviorism \u2013 Constructivism \u2013 Chinese Thought \u2013 Middle Eastern Thought \u2013 Far Eastern Thought \u2013 Communism - Jainism - Western Philosophy \u2013 Janism \u2013 Confucianism

Write your essay using the following format:
1. Title
2. First paragraph, strong attention getting
3.Second paragraph, must start with\u2026The purpose of this essay is to discuss\u2026
4.Third and subsequent paragraphs must present your unique thoughts logically
and include using the terms of metaphysics, epistemology, axiology.
5. Last paragraph, must start with\u2026In conclusion\u2026
4.Discuss the contributions to education of the following philosophers or contributors to
education. These are found in the text William Kritsonis, PhD on Schooling.
a. Socrates
b. Plato
c. Aristotle
d. Malcolm X
e. W.E.B. DuBois
f. Booker T. Washington
g. Jane Addams
h. Saint Augustine
i. George Berkeley
j. George Wilhelm Friedreich Hegel
k. Josiah Royce
l. Herman Harrell Horne
m. Rene Descartes
n. Immanuel Kant
o. Saint Thomas Aquinas
p. Philip H. Phenix
q. Francis Bacon
r. John Locke
s. Herbert Spencer
t. William James
u. Oliver Wendell Holmes
v. John Dewey
w. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
x. Auguste Comte
y. Charles Darwin
z. Soren Kierkegaard
aa. Martin Buber
bb. Friedreich Nietzsche
cc. Karl Marx
dd. Gilbert Ryle
ee. George S. Countz
ff. Alvin Toffler
gg. Saint Anselm
hh. Pierre Abelard
ii. B.F. Skinner

jj. John B. Watson
kk.The Greeks \u2013 Sappho \u2013 Protagoras \u2013 Socrates \u2013 Plato \u2013 Artistotle \u2013
ll.The Romans - Cicero \u2013 Quintilian \u2013 Hypatia \u2013 Augustine \u2013 Boethius \u2013


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