Teaching Controversial Topics in the Classroom: Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Risks. Janine Duncan, PhD, co-presenter Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Fontbonne University April 14, 2014. Concerns for Examining Issues. Personal Opinion Anti-Intellectual Environment
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Teaching Controversial Topics in the Classroom: Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Risks
Janine Duncan, PhD, co-presenter
Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
April 14, 2014
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We need to listen to those outside our community to hear . . . their perspectives.
We need to exercise reason.
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