This course introduces key concepts and the basics of leading discussion, preparing a reading selection, asking effective follow-up questions, and conducting Great Books program activities.



This course is an earlier version of our online Shared Inquiry Essentials course. If you started the course prior to December 3, 2018, you can pick up where you got started here. If you completed the course prior to December 3, 2018, you can review the material and download your certificate of completion.

Building Internal Capacity is designed for experienced practitioners who have a responsibility to mentor and coach their colleagues. This program uses both live workshop training and distance learning to deliver information that focuses on developments in Shared InquiryTM.


A 90-minute Great Books recorded webinar on ways to lead students in a close reading of a complex, content-area text.