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The call to teach and model effective ways to disagree has never been louder and more relevant. With the right tools and skills, disagreements can be productive–even illuminating–for all participants. In this course, you will learn how to lead your students and colleagues through complex disagreements using two techniques: Argument Mapping and Systematic Empathy. These methods help people clarify information, promote collaboration, and problem-solve.
How We Argue: Strategies for Disagreeing with Empathy and Evidence is designed to help you lead your students and colleagues through complex disagreements using two techniques: Argument Mapping and Systematic Empathy.
With roots in Harvard’s Department of Philosophy, ThinkerAnalytix has trained hundreds of educators to strengthen people’s “reasoning muscles” using digital games, puzzles, and practice exercises.
Cohort learning is at the core of HGSE ethos. This three-week online workshop builds a community of professionals who share reflections, feedback, and implementation strategies.
Each week you will:
All materials are provided at the start of the program and can be completed within the three-week program period at times that best fit your schedule. Participants should plan to devote approximately five hours of work per week. Participants who complete all individual activities and contribute to group discussions prior to the end of the course period will receive a certificate indicating the completion of fifteen clock hours of instruction.
By the end of the course, participants will:
Individual educators may participate in this course, but team enrollment is strongly encouraged. We strongly advise that teams include a cross-section of stakeholders, including: