First Campus Compact Reader: Democratic Dialogue

Posted on March 26, 2004

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

http://www.compact.org/reader/

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
http://www.compact.org/reader/winter04/article3-1.html
By Bruce L. Mallory and Nancy L. Thomas

Teaching Liberty and Practicing Deliberative Democracy in the Classroom
http://www.compact.org/reader/winter04/article2-1.html
By Eric Fretz

Deliberative Dialogues to Expand Civic Engagement: What Kind of Talk Does Democracy Need?
http://www.compact.org/reader/winter04/article4.html
By Martha L. McCoy and Patrick L. Scully

A Circle of Learners
http://www.compact.org/reader/winter04/article1.html
By Myles Horton

Additional Articles:

Creating Civil Societies: The University’s Role
http://www.compact.org/reader/winter04/article5.html
By Michael Daxner

The Faculty Role in Civic Engagement
http://www.compact.org/reader/winter04/article6.html
By Edward Zlotkowski and Dilafruz Williams

Resources:

Dialogue Resources – Deliberative Dialogue Models, Who to Contact, Organizations That Promote Deliberative Dialogue, Websites, Books, and Specific Dialogue Techniques
http://www.compact.org/reader/resources.html


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