Difficult Dialogues: Addressing Sensitive Topics and Events in Class

In our current climate, political issues and tensions sometimes spill into the classroom. Please join Alice Donlan, Teaching & Learning Transformation Center and Carlton Green, Office of Diversity & Inclusion in an interactive event moderated by Laura Rosenthal, Office of Faculty Affairs on how to manage your classroom in turbulent times using the strategies that are best for you.

The workshop will:

  • Describe 3 valid options for how to address sensitive and divisive topics and events;
  • Identify strategies for handling unexpected comments and questions from students; and 
  • Refer struggling students (and colleagues) to a wide range of campus resources.
October 29, 2020 - 8:00am
Robert H. Smith School of Business
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University of Maryland
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Van Munching Hall
College Park MD 20742