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Pedagogy Journal Club: Teaching Controversy: Engaging Students on Difficult Topics

This event is part of series:

June 18, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Elin Bergman, Political Science

Topic: How to effectively teach when the issue is controversial and provoking.

Required Readings:

Alexakos, K., Pride, L.D., Amat, A., Tsetsakos, P., Lee, K. J., Paylor-Smith, C., Zapata, C., Wright, S., & Smith, T. (2016). Mindfulness and discussing "thorny" issues in the classroom. Cultural Studies of Science Education,11(3); pp. 741–769. DOI:10.1007/s11422-015-9718-0 -- LINK

Hand, M., & Levinson, R. (2012). Discussing Controversial Issues in the Classroom. Educational Philosophy and Theory,44(6); pp. 614–629. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2010.00732.x -- LINK