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How to Talk about Hot Topics on Campus: From Polarization to Moral Conversation / Edition 1
     

How to Talk about Hot Topics on Campus: From Polarization to Moral Conversation / Edition 1

by Robert J. Nash, Arthur W. Chickering, DeMethra LaSha Bradley
 

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ISBN-10: 0787994367

ISBN-13: 9780787994365

Pub. Date: 02/28/2008

Publisher: Wiley

How to Talk About Hot Topics on Campus fills a gap in the student services and teaching and learning literature by providing a resource that shows how to construct and carry out difficult conversations from various vantage points in the academy. It offers a theory-to-practice model of conversation for the entire college campus that will enable all constituencies

Overview

How to Talk About Hot Topics on Campus fills a gap in the student services and teaching and learning literature by providing a resource that shows how to construct and carry out difficult conversations from various vantage points in the academy. It offers a theory-to-practice model of conversation for the entire college campus that will enable all constituencies to engage in productive and civil dialogue on the most difficult and controversial social, religious, political, and cultural topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787994365
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

The Authors.

Part I: Laying the Theoretical Groundwork for Moral Conversation.

1. Igniting the Fire of Moral Conversation.

2. Promoting a Spirit of Pluralism on College Campuses.

Part II: Practicing the Moral Conversation.

3. A Faculty Member’s View on Moral Conversation from the Classroom (Robert J. Nash).

4. An Administrator’s View on Moral Conversation from the Division of Student Affairs (DeMethra LaSha Bradley).

5. A Senior Administrator’s Systemic View on Facilitating Moral Conversations Across Campus (Arthur W. Chickering).

Part III: Final Words on Moral Conversation.

6. Opportunities, Risks, and Caveats for Moral Conversation.

Appendix A: A Step-by-Step How-To Guide for Facilitators and Participants When Doing Moral Conversation (Robert J. Nash and Alissa B. Strong).

Appendix B: Additional Text References and Internet Resources.

Appendix C: Western Stereotypes About Islam from Both the Left and the Right (Robert J. Nash).

Appendix D: AWhole-Campus Teaching and Learning Rationale for Moral Conversation: Inspired by the 2004 NASPA Report Learning Reconsidered: A Campus-Wide Focus on the Student Experience (Robert J. Nash).

Appendix E: Naturalistic and Narrativistic Paradigms in Academia: Implications for Moral Conversation (Robert J. Nash).

References.

Index.

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