How Can I Use Controversial Issues to Build Cognitive Skills in My Students?
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The presentation leaves you both inspired and prepared to show students what skills they need to engage with beliefs they might not share. You and your students will be ready, willing, and able to participate in safe and respectful discussions that enhance learning and communication.
After viewing this presentation, you’ll be able to do the following:
- Recognize the importance of creating a climate of respect in your classes
- Describe politically neutral exercises used to promote cognitive dissonance
- Use sample exercises to create cognitive dissonance
- Design and manage a well-balanced discussion