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Deliberative Dialogue Workshop - May 10

Participants in this workshop will enhance their facilitation skills, learn how to help others discuss difficult topics, think about how better to incorporate public deliberation in classrooms, committees, and communities, and be exposed to relevant resources.

Deliberative dialogue is an approach to education that emphasizes inquiry, civility, and choice making. Deliberative learners explore complex topics in-depth, consider diverse perspectives on these topics, identify and work through tensions inherent to those views, and attempt to arrive at reasoned judgment.

Deliberative dialogue can be used in many settings and with many different people – from students in a classroom to colleagues who work together or strangers from the same community. When used to support students' development as citizens, deliberative learning takes on a public dimension: students grapple with issues of public significance in order to arrive at a shared decision.

Consultants will be here at Elon University on Friday, May 10, 1:00-4:30pm, in Moseley room 215 to work with faculty, staff, and students who might be interested in learning about how to be a moderator of deliberative dialogue. Participants in this workshop will enhance their facilitation skills, learn how to help others discuss difficult topics, think about how better to incorporate public deliberation in classrooms, committees, and communities, and be exposed to relevant resources.

To sign up for this workshop, complete this simple online form:

http://tinyurl.com/DelibDialogueElon

The event is sponsored by CATL, The Division of Student Life, the Office of Leadership and Professional Development, and the Kernodle Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement. If you have questions about this workshop, please contact Mary Morrison.

Laura St. Cyr,
Staff
4/22/2013 1:00 PM