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One of many hallmarks of a top quality liberal arts schooling is offering undergraduates the chance to strive against with arguable concerns. but many lecturers believe ill-equipped by way of broaching unpleasant subject matters, coping with the ensuing heated debates, or assisting scholars to split their own emotions from medical proof. This ebook offers frameworks for instructing arguable themes and abilities for dealing with disruptions, so lecturers might help scholars review facts and increase testable questions.

Specific instructing issues lined contain evolutionary psychology; childrearing; sexual orientation; animal experimentation; evil; variety and social justice; gender and ethnicity, faith; incapacity; and healthcare coverage.

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Although faculty are aware of controversial issues that arise in the ethical practice of teaching, acting ethically is rarely simple. In fact, mere knowledge of ethics does not necessarily translate into ethical action. Instead, actions seem to be influenced in part by other factors (Rogerson, Gottlieb, Handelsman, Knapp, & Younggren, 2011). 1037/14038-003 Controversy in the Psychology Classroom: Using Hot Topics to Foster Critical Thinking, D. S. Dunn, R. A. R. Gurung, K. Z. Naufel, and J. H. Wilson (Editors) Copyright © 2013 by the American Psychological Association.

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