Provide a framework for talking about controversial topics, like ethical dilemmas, to help direct heated discussions remain productive and in-depth.

  • These conversations often elicit emotional responses which lead students to angry arguing instead of in-depth discussions.
  • The following is an example of a useful framework:
    • Step 1: define the problem
    • Step 2: define the stakeholders
    • Step 3: come up with three possible solutions from distinct ethical perspectives and evaluate them.

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Interview with Janet Davis