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Arendt, Hannah. “Thinking and Moral Considerations: A Lecture.” Social Research 38/3 (Fall 1970): 417–446.

Arum, Richard, and Josipa Roksa. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.

Bellah, Robert Neelly. Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2011.

Brown, Sid. A Buddhist in the Classroom. Albany: State University of New York, 2008.

Cargas, Harry James. Exploring Inner Space: A Self-Discovery Journal. Cincinnati, OH: Saint Anthony Messenger Press, 1991.

Deci, E. L., R. Koestner, and R. M. Ryan. “A Meta-analytic Review of Experiments Examining the Effects of Extrinsic Rewards on Intrinsic Motivation.” Psychological Bulletin 125 (1999): 627–668.

Deci, Edward L., and Richard M. Ryan. Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Human Behavior. New York: Plenum Press, 1985.

________. “The ‘What’ and ‘Why’ of Goal Pursuits: Human Needs and the Self-Determination of Behavior.” Psychological Inquiry 11 (2000): 227–268.  

Gallagher, Eugene V. “Teaching for Religious Literacy.” Teaching Theology and Religion 12.3 (July 2009): 208–221.

Graff, Gerald. Beyond the Culture Wars: How Teaching the Conflicts Can Revitalize American Education. New York, NY: W. W. Norton and Co., 1992.

________. Clueless in Academe: How Schooling Obscures the Life of the Mind. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2003.

Grolnick, W. S., and R. M. Ryan. “Autonomy in Children’s Learning: An Experimental and Individual Difference Investigation.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 52 (1987): 890–898.

Hollis, Martin. Philosophy of Social Science: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Jay, Paul, and Gerald Graff. “Fear of Being Useful: Essay on a New Approach to Defend the Value of the Humanities.” Inside Higher Education. Retrieved January 13, 2012.

Levesque, C., G. R. Sell, and J. A. Zimmerman. “A Theory-Based Integrative Model for Learning and Motivation in Higher Education.” In To Improve the Academy, Vol. 24: Resources for Faculty, Instructional, and Organizational Development, edited by S. Chadwick-Blossey, 86–103. Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing, 2006.

McCutcheon, Russell. Studying Religion: An Introduction. Oakville, CT: Equinox Publishing, 2007.

Noddings, Nel. Educating for Intelligent Belief and Unbelief. New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 1993.

Nord, Warren A. Religion and American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1994.

Nussbaum, Martha C. Cultivating Humanity: A Classical Defense of Reform in Liberal Education. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1997.

Orsi, Robert. Between Heaven and Earth: The Religious Worlds People Make and the Scholars Who Study Them. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006.

Palmer, Parker J. The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher’s Life. San Francisco: John Wiley and Sons, 2007.

Picciano, Anthony G., and Charles Dziuban, eds. Blended Learning: Research Perspectives. Needham, MA: The Sloan Consortium, 2007.

Root, Michael. Philosophy of Social Science: The Methods, Ideals, and Politics of Social Inquiry. Cambridge, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 1993.

“Rubistar: Create Rubrics for Your Project-Based Learning Activities.” 4 Teachers.org. Retrieved March 22, 2012.

Ruether, Rosemary Radford, ed. Gender, Ethnicity, and Religion: Views from the Other Side. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress Press, 2002.

Seligman, Martin E. P. Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being. New York: Free Press, 2011.

Smith, Christian. Souls in Transition: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of Emerging Adults. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Thompson, Clive. “How Khan Academy Is Changing the Rules of Education.” Wired Magazine. Retrieved July 15, 2011.

Walvoord, Barbara E. Teaching and Learning in College Introductory Religion Courses. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008.

Watkins, Gregory J., ed. Teaching Religion and Film. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.


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