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Transforming Conflict on College CampusesMary Aviles, Mylien Duong, PhD, Erik Gross, Katrina Hall, Désirée Jones-Smith|February 22, 2023A qualitative research study highlights best practices and strategies for higher ed leaders to promote dialogue and respond to campus conflict.
Building Bridges in the Context of InequalityMylien Duong, PhD, Caroline Mehl, Caroline Jany|January 12, 2023In this report, we grapple with the critiques of bridge-building to spur sustained discussion across the bridge-building and social justice communities.
Intellectual Humility is Reliably Associated with Constructive Responses to ConflictJonah Koetke, MS, Karina Schumann, PhD, Keith Welker, PhD, Peter Coleman, PhD|January 9, 2023This study examines the role of intellectual humility in interpersonal conflicts with friends, family members, and work colleagues.
Constructive Dialogue and Elections: An Educator Guide to Engaging StudentsJake Fay, Ed.D, Eliza O'Neil, Ed.M|November 1, 2022A free resource to help high school educators facilitate dialogue around elections so students can learn about and examine their place within U.S. democracy.
2022 Back-to-School Playbook: Five Practices to Foster Constructive Dialogue in Your ClassroomJake Fay, Ed.D, Caroline Mehl|August 16, 2022Educators can help students develop constructive dialogue skills by implementing five simple classroom practices outlined in our free back-to-school playbook.
Turning Down the Heat on Campus: How an online educational program can reduce polarization and improve dialogue in college classroomsMylien Duong, PhD, Keith Welker, PhD, Caroline Mehl|August 10, 2022A study finds that the online learning program, Perspectives, is effective in reducing polarization and improving conflict behaviors among college students.
Bridging Political Divides in Local GovernmentKeith Welker, PhD, Mylien Duong, PhD, Caroline Mehl, Shayne Kavanagh|August 1, 2022Three techniques for communicating and collaborating across differences: moral reframing, separating goals from strategies, and integrative thinking.
The Online Educational Program ‘Perspectives’ Improves Affective Polarization, Intellectual Humility, and Conflict ManagementKeith Welker, PhD, Mylien Duong, PhD, Macrina Dieffenbach, PhD, Jonathan Haidt, PhD|April 29, 2022Users experienced decreases in affective polarization, small to medium-sized increases in intellectual humility, and increases in sense of belonging.
The Role of Intellectual Humility in Leadership and Promoting Workplace Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belongingness: Leadership Intellectual HumilityNhung Hendy|March 1, 2022Leaders need to foster intellectual humility to improve talent retention, engagement, organizational culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belongingness.
Debate for Civic Learning: A Model for Renewing Higher Education’s Civic MissionPaul E. Mabrey III, Kevin E. Boston-Hill, Drew Stelljes, Jess Boersma|December 13, 2021Our nation is in need of deliberate attempts to fashion common understandings, ways to navigate inevitable disagreements, and reasonable paths forward.
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