Inclusive Excellence

Difficult Dialogues and Hot Moments in the Classroom

Over the past three years, CELT has engaged with Tufts faculty on the topics of diversity, inclusive excellence, and difficult dialogues through a grant from the Davis Educational Foundation. Through learning communities, workshops and symposia and the University-wide Teaching Conference, faculty have been working to create more inclusive classrooms, and to understand how to lay the ground work for productive dialogue and manage difficult dialogues.

The Ideal of the Common: The Importance of Perspective and Diversity in Students’ Intellectual Development

Boston Commons

By Allison Guenthner, Graduate Assistant and Annie Soisson, Associate Director, CELT

In this year’s spring teaching conference keynote address, Dr. L. Lee Knefelkamp, BTtoP Senior Scholar and Professor Emerita of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, focused her remarks on intellectual development and perspective taking in the face of intractable conflicts.

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