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It's Not Personal
Politics in the Classroom Dynamic

The faculty participants will share tips on 1) how to manage reasoned public conversations on topics that evoke individual student anger or discomfort, 2) preemptive ways to defuse personal attacks, 3) the place for personal faculty viewpoints, and 4) getting our students to walk a mile in another's shoes (especially shoes from other countries and cultures). Time will be allotted for questions and collaborative brainstorming.

  • Led by: Dr. Elliott Hammer (Psychology), Dr. David Lanoue (English), Dr. Biljana Obradovic (English), Dr. William Serban (Political Science), and Dr. Pamela Waldron-Moore (Political Science)
  • Date: Thursday, November 9, 2006
  • Time: 12:15 - 1:05 PM
  • Location: Library 501
  • Sponsor: Center for the Advancement of Teaching

Tags: classroom management
Format: panel
Event ID: 00756

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