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Graduate Seminar

Eberly Center
Graduate Student Teaching Seminars
Title: Teaching controversial topics

Abstract: Certain topics in many courses are potentially controversial and emotionally laden. Unfortunately, despite their incredible potential for learning and engagement, such topics often result in hurtful comments and unproductive entrenchment. Participants in this seminar will discuss ways to frame topics and manage discussions effectively so to maximize the intellectual experience. Register online at: www.cmu.edu/teaching

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Cyert Hall A70