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Controversy?  What Controversy? Or… Easy tips to avoid getting into hot water in the classroom Dr. Alan D. Brown III Department of Criminology
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Striking a Balance in Teaching ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],HUXLEY Every individual is at once the beneficiary and the victim of the linguistic tradition into which he has been born - the beneficiary inasmuch as language gives access to the accumulated records of other people's experience, the victim in so far as it confirms him in the belief that reduced awareness is the only awareness and as it bedevils his sense of reality, so that he is all too apt to take his concepts for data, his words for actual things. Kerr The purpose of a university is to make students safe for ideas – not ideas safe for students.
What Makes a Topic Sensitive? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Learning and Sensitive Topics ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Learning and Sensitive Topics ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Learning and Sensitive Topics ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Learning and Sensitive Topics ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Learning and Sensitive Topics ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Why do we bother? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Setting Up the Experience ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Ground Rules ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Managing Conflict ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Getting Over the “Overs” ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
A Model for Problem Solving ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],Team Building Negotiation and Problem Solving ACTION!
The Importance of Cooling Off ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Closure ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
How Much Of Yourself Do You Bring? ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]
Why I Love STD’s ,[object Object],[object Object],[object Object],[object Object]

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