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Facilitating class discussions around current and controversial issues: ten recommendations for teachers

Facilitating class discussions around current and controversial issues: ten recommendations for teachers

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Title: Facilitating class discussions around current and controversial issues: ten recommendations for teachers
Author: Ezzedeen, Souha R.
Abstract: Facilitating productive class discussions is one of the most challenging tasks facing college educators, especially when potentially divisive issues are discussed. The author shares ten recommendations derived from teaching a course on current and controversial managerial issues via conversational learning. Excerpts from student comments are included to demonstrate the appropriateness of these recommendations. These recommendations are applicable to conversations across subjects and are meant to encourage college teachers to experiment with conversational learning in their own classrooms.
Subject: Discussion
Conversational learning
Controversial issues
Type: Article
Rights: 10.3200/CTCH.56.4.230-236
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10315/6296
Published: Taylor & Francis
Citation: Ezzedeen, S.R. (2008). Facilitating class discussions around current and controversial issues: Ten recommendations for teachers. College Teaching, 56(4), 230-236.
Date: 2008

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