The Reflective Practitioner: How Professionals Think In Action

A leading M.I.T. social scientist and consultant examines five professions—engineering, architecture, management, psychotherapy, and town planning—to show how professionals really go about solving problems.The best professionals, Donald Schön maintains, know more than they can put into words. To meet the challenges of their work, they rely less on formulas learned in graduate school than on the kind of improvisation learned in practice. This unarticulated, largely unexamined process is the subject of Schön’s provocatively original book, an effort to show precisely how ”reflection-in-action” works and how this vital creativity might be fostered in future professionals.

Chopbuilder – The Ultimate Guitar Workout

This is like a Jane Fonda workout video for guitarists. The idea of this DVD is to put it in the machine, and play along for over an hour without stopping. It is a continuous workout with a warm-up, a workout and a cool-down. It pushes you through picking exercises ( alternate, sweeping and string-skipping ), and all the Modes of Major, Melodic Minor and Harmonic Minor, String-Skipping Pentatonics, mixing triplets and 16th notes, Arpeggios, Hammer-ons and Pull-Offs, and more. This video, three times a week will definitely keep your chops building. Comes with a 75 page booklet with every exercise written in music and tablature.