Constructing political discourse expertise: College students as lecturers
- By Lynne Chandler Garcia, United States Air Power Academy and Stacy UlbigSam Houston State College
Partaking in political discourse in a contentious and polarized political surroundings might be daunting and uncomfortable for college students. Political science lecture rooms ought to presente coaching to organize college students for these conversations. Utilizing peer tutors, this challenge offers efficient strategies for instructing perspective taking and energetic listening expertise. Our findings counsel that college students could also be extra receptive to friends who’re going by way of comparable educational experiences in comparison with conventional instructors. Utilizing an experimental design, we offer a step-by-step methodology to convey discourse expertise and enchancment political discourse within the classroom.
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