First Campus Compact Reader: Democratic Dialogue

Posted on March 26, 2004

The first online issue of the Campus Compact Reader is here!

In this issue you’ll find four in-depth articles about democratic dialogue and civic education, as well as a host of dialogue resources and additional articles on topics relating to service, civic engagement, and higher education.

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In This Issue:

Theme: Democratic Dialogue and Civic Education
This issue of the Campus Compact Reader focuses on the use of dialogue as a pedagogical tool that can foster civic learning. Each of the four essays included here addresses how dialogue can foster both public deliberation and the skill of civic discourse.

Themed Articles:

When the Medium Is the Message: Promoting Ethical Action Through Democratic Dialogue
By Bruce L. Mallory and Nancy L. Thomas

Teaching Liberty and Practicing Deliberative Democracy in the Classroom
By Eric Fretz

Deliberative Dialogues to Expand Civic Engagement: What Kind of Talk Does Democracy Need?
By Martha L. McCoy and Patrick L. Scully

A Circle of Learners
By Myles Horton

Additional Articles:

Creating Civil Societies: The University’s Role
By Michael Daxner

The Faculty Role in Civic Engagement
By Edward Zlotkowski and Dilafruz Williams


Dialogue Resources – Deliberative Dialogue Models, Who to Contact, Organizations That Promote Deliberative Dialogue, Websites, Books, and Specific Dialogue Techniques

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