Discussing Controversial Topics in the Technology Classroom: Benefits, Strategies, and Challenges

dc.contributor.author Mosher, Gretchen
dc.contributor.author Laux, Chad
dc.contributor.author Mosher, Gretchen
dc.contributor.department Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
dc.date 2018-02-13T15:32:59.000
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dc.date.copyright Fri Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2010
dc.date.embargo 2013-10-07
dc.date.issued 2010-10-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Using controversial topics for teaching and learning has several benefits identified in the literature. Skills such as applying knowledge to real world applications, critical judgment and evaluation, social and ethical considerations, and oral and written communication are important learning outcomes of this practice. Utilizing several models of teaching and learning, this presentation will present the benefits of discussing controversial topics in the classroom, as well as strategies and challenges of handling these types of discussions with technology students.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>The paper, "Discussing Controversial Topics in the Technology Classroom: Benefits, Strategies, and Challenges" (Gretchen A. Mosher and Chad M. Laux), as published in the Proceedings of the ATMAE 2010 Conference (2010 ATMAE Annual Conference, Panama City Beach, FL, October 27–30, 2010)" is a copyrighted publication of ATMAE, the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering, 1390 Eisenhower Place, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 This paper has been republished with the authorization of ATMAE, and may be accessed directly from the ATMAE website at <a href="http://atmae.org/index.php/conference-20#pastconfpaper" target="_blank">http://atmae.org/index.php/conference-20#pastconfpaper</a>.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Agriculture
dc.subject.disciplines Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Engineering Education
dc.subject.disciplines Higher Education
dc.subject.disciplines Science and Mathematics Education
dc.title Discussing Controversial Topics in the Technology Classroom: Benefits, Strategies, and Challenges
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