Faculty Development & Learning Assessment

Learning & Teaching Topics

Teaching Controversial Topics

A CELT page on this topic is under development. For now, please use the links below to access relevant resources. Please check back later this summer and in the fall for updated pages and more resources.

Topic References

Camp, S. (2001). New scholarly approaches to teaching slavery. Retrieved July 5, 2009, from University of Washington Web site: http://depts.washington.edu/cidrweb/resources/camp.html

University of California, Berkeley. (2009). Sensitive Topics in the Classroom. Retrieved July 5, 2009, from UC Berkeley Office of Educational Development Web site: http://teaching.berkeley.edu/sensitivetopics.html

University of Michigan. (n.d.). Teaching Strategies: Handling Controversial Topics in Discussion. Retrieved July 1, 2009, from CRLT Web site: http://www.crlt.umich.edu/tstrategies/tshctd.php

Warren, L. (2006). Managing Hot Moments in the Classroom. Retrieved July 5, 2009 from Harvard University Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning Web site: http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/html/icb.topic58474/hotmoments.html

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