Presentation on theme: "Graduate Attributes: Research and Enquiry Questioning and exercising rational enquiry."— Presentation transcript:
Graduate Attributes: Research and Enquiry Questioning and exercising rational enquiry
‘Wisdom begins with wonder’ (Socrates)
Agree or disagree? 1.University study is all about answering questions 2.It’s not easy to ask a good question 3.Asking questions is a powerful learning tool 4.Sometimes it is more important to ask a good question rather than find the answer
Questioning the mystery 1.Work in small groups to formulate questions to potentially solve the mystery 2.Group the questions into ‘types’: your choice what the criteria should be!
So, what were your ‘types’ of questions? Type of questionExample(s)When to ask (purpose) Closed Open Probing Leading Rhetorical
From questioning to enquiring to the culture(s) of enquiry What does it mean ‘to enquire’? What is ‘rational enquiry’ and what does it mean to ‘exercise rational enquiry’? To what extent can you question and what can you question in your discipline? What is the culture of research and enquiry in your discipline/sector?
The ability Employability How? Why?
Quick reflection Green: anything you’ve learnt: new knowledge, understanding or skill Orange: anything you think you could improve on or learn more about Yellow: ask a (good) question relating to the content of the session