Research-Based Strategies for Fostering Constructive Dialogue

Research-Based Strategies for Fostering Constructive Dialogue

Thursday, October 6, 2022
Webinar at 2-3:30 p.m. ET

Join the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)’s American Democracy Project(ADP) and the Constructive Dialogue Institute (CDI) for an in-depth discussion on strategies for fostering constructive dialogue in classrooms and across campuses. Researchers from CDI will share recent research on the impact of constructive dialogue and discuss specific instructional strategies for facilitating dialogue in your classrooms and campuses. In addition, we'll hear from professors who have made fostering constructive dialogue a priority. Participants will spend significant time answering questions and discussing how to implement constructive dialogue in the classroom. This webinar is designed for faculty members to leave with specific strategies to incorporate constructive dialogue into their classrooms. 

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Speakers

Mylien Duong

Mylien Duong

Mylien Duong is senior director of research at the Constructive Dialogue Institute (CDI). She has deep expertise in developing scalable behavioral interventions. Trained as a clinical psychologist, she was previously a senior research scientist at the Committee for Children, where she led the research to develop a social-emotional learning program for teachers in K-12 schools. Prior to that, she was faculty at the University of Washington, where she conducted federally funded research studies to develop and test behavioral interventions for children and youth in school and juvenile justice settings. A researcher through and through, she has received over $17 million in grant funding and published over 40 scientific articles and book chapters.

Jake Fay

Jake Fay

Jake Fay is director of education at the Constructive Dialogue Institute (CDI). An educator at heart with years of experience teaching and thinking about civic discourse, he has taught at Bowdoin College (Maine), Harvard University (MA), and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was most recently a fellow at the University of California's National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement and an institutional fellow at the Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, where he headed up the Intercollegiate Civil Disagreement Partnership. Fay holds an Ed.D. and Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, received his M.A. in American history from Brandeis University (MA), and is a proud graduate of Shady Hill School’s Teacher Training Center. He is the co-editor of Dilemmas of Educational Ethics: Cases and Commentariesand Democratic Discord in Schools: Cases and Commentaries in Educational Ethics.

Lindsay Hoffman

Lindsay Hoffman

Lindsay Hoffman is an associate professor in communication at the University of Delaware. Hoffman holds a joint appointment in the University of Delaware’s Department of Political Science and International Relations and is the associate director of the Center for Political Communication. She is also the director of the university’s annual National Agenda speaker and film series. Hoffman’s research is theoretically grounded in political communication, mass communication, and public opinion. Her work emphasizes both the social circumstances and psychological predispositions that influence individual media uses and effects. Her research also examines the components of mediated messages that encourage individuals to participate in—or distance themselves from—political activities such as voting, viewing news, or simply expressing opinion. Hoffman holds a Ph.D. from Ohio State University and teaches courses in political communication, politics and technology, media effects, and research methods. 

Jimmy Urbanovich

Jimmy Urbanovich

Jimmy Urbanovich is an associate professor of communication studies at Crafton Hills College (CA). He has been teaching since 1989 in some capacity and has been at Crafton Hills College full time since 2006. He is the author of Critical Thinking in the Age of Social Media. Urbanovich is an active member of the Heterodox Academy (HxA) community and an avid user of perspectives with his students.

Who Should Attend

  • Faculty Members 
  • Provosts
  • Student Affairs Staff
  • Academic Affairs Professionals
  • Institutional Research Professionals
  • Deans

 

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