MANAGING CONFLICT AND CONTROVERSY IN THE CLASSROOM

Amy Wilkins, Associate Professor of Sociology


Classroom conversations may (intentionally or unintentionally) evoke topics that are difficult for both faculty and students to discuss. We will discuss various classroom techniques aimed at encouraging and managing difficult classroom conversations without stifling them. How do you get students to talk about difficult topics? How do you create and maintain a classroom space that is safe for all students? What do you do if a student is too dominant in a class discussion?

No registration required.

The FTEP Symposia are designed and provided for our instructional faculty members. Participation in FTEP Workshops and Symposias is open to Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Instructors, Senior Instructors and Scholars-in-Residence, as per your official HR Job Class. If you plan to participate in a symposium conducted by a presenter whose college is different from your own, please be prepared to adapt the recommended teaching tools to the needs of your own discipline.

 

Thursday, October 17, 2013, 3:30-4:30 pm

 

This event will be held in ATLAS 202

 

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