Managing Group Discussions on Controversial Topics Friday, May 11, 2018, 12:15 – 1:30pm
Managing Group Discussions on Controversial Topics
Campus Location:Peter J. Shields Library
Room:Library Instruction Room, 205 Shields Library, 2nd Floor
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Contact Phone #:530-752-6050
Event Type:Workshops and Training
Presented by:Mark Verbitsky, Ph.D., Political Science
Sponsored by:Center of Educational Effectiveness

Facilitating, and managing, group discussions on controversial topics requires instructors to thoughtfully balance engagement and civility, especially in light of recent political and social events. This interactive workshop features Mark Verbitsky and the strategies he employs to foster student learning through lively discussion on controversial topics. He will share his lessons learned including ways to promote inclusivity and how to handle “hot” moments in a discussion. Register Here!

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