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Difficult Dialogues: Addressing Sensitive Topics and Events in Class

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In our current climate, political issues and tensions sometimes spill into the classroom. Please join Alice Donlan, Teaching & Learning Transformation Center and Carlton Green, Office of Diversity & Inclusion in an interactive event moderated by Laura Rosenthal, Office of Faculty Affairs on how to manage your classroom in turbulent times using the strategies that are best for you. This workshop for faculty and staff will:

  • Describe 3 valid options for how to address sensitive and divisive topics and events;
  • Identify strategies for handling unexpected comments and questions from students; and
  • Refer struggling students (and colleagues) to a wide range of campus resources.