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Navigating Sensitive Topics & Situations in Class

SpeakerAudrey Neville and Kathryn Trenshaw
Date Nov 6, 2013
Time 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm  
Location 428 Armory Building
Cost Free, registration requested
Sponsor Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning
Contact Sandy Finley
Phone 333-3370 (CTE)
Event type Conference/Workshop
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Are you teaching a course that includes sensitive topics or controversial issues? Are you concerned that your classroom discussions have the potential to go from constructive to adversarial at the drop of a hat? Have you ever been in a class where a tense or uncomfortable situation broke out and wondered, "What on earth would I do if I were the instructor right now?" or questioned the appropriateness of how the instructor handled the situation? In this workshop, we will address these types of questions and provide attendees with a toolbox of problem solving strategies for a variety of sensitive topics and situations.

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