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Evolving Worldview

To what extent has the Renaissance worldview shaped your personal worldview?

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Specific Outcomes

This critical challenge may address these outcomes:

Specific Outcome 8.2.1 - Students will appreciate how Renaissance Europe formed the basis for the worldview of the Western world (C, TCC)
Specific Outcome 8.2.2 - Students will demonstrate a willingness to consider differing beliefs, values and worldviews (C, I)
Specific Outcome 8.2.3 - Students will recognize how beliefs and values are shaped by time, geographic location and societal context (C, TCC, LPP)
Specific Outcome - How did the Renaissance spark the growth and exchange of ideas and knowledge across Europe? (i.e., astronomy, mathematics, science, politics, religion, arts)? (TCC, ER, PADM, GC)
Specific Outcome - In what ways did thinkers and philosophers influence society in the development of a humanist worldview during the Renaissance? (GC, I)
Specific Outcome 8.S.1.1 - Students will analyze the validity of information based on context, bias, source, objectivity, evidence and reliability to broaden understanding of a topic or an issue
Specific Outcome 8.S.1.2 - Students will evaluate ideas, information and positions from multiple perspectives
Specific Outcome 8.S.1.3 - Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze local and current affairs
Specific Outcome 8.S.1.4 - Students will re-evaluate personal opinions to broaden understanding of a topic or an issue
Specific Outcome 8.S.1.5 - Students will generate creative ideas and strategies in individual and group activities
Specific Outcome 8.S.2.1 - Students will distinguish cause, effect, sequence and correlation in historical events, including the long- and short-term causal relations
Specific Outcome 8.S.2.2 - Students will use historical and community resources to organize the sequence of historical events
Specific Outcome 8.S.2.3 - Students will analyze the historical contexts of key events of a given time period
Specific Outcome 8.S.4.1 - Students will demonstrate skills of compromise and devise strategies to reach group consensus
Specific Outcome 8.S.4.2 - Students will propose and apply new ideas and strategies, supported with facts and reasons, to contribute to problem solving and decision making
Specific Outcome 8.S.4.8 - Students will use networks to brainstorm, plan and share ideas with group members
Specific Outcome 8.S.5.1 - Students will identify and use a variety of strategies to resolve conflicts peacefully and fairly
Specific Outcome 8.S.5.2 - Students will consider the needs and perspectives of others
Specific Outcome 8.S.5.3 - Students will demonstrate leadership within groups where appropriate
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.1 - Students will integrate and synthesize concepts to provide an informed point of view on a research question or an issue
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.2 - Students will develop a position supported by information gathered through research
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.5 - Students will organize and synthesize researched information
Specific Outcome 8.S.7.6 - Students will formulate new questions as research progresses
C Citizenship
ER Economics and Resources
CC Culture and Community
I Identity
LPP The Land: Places and People
GC Global Connections
TCC Time, Continuity and Change
PADM Power, Authority, and Decision Making
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