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Conflict, Common Sense and the Thinking Society

The Perspective from Social Psychology

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Patrick F. Miller

most of these theories inadequately explain the existence of real dilemmas in practical living in that they tend to undervalue either the place of history or the thinking and argumentation of individuals. Rather than presenting dilemma as a genuine struggle for the individual or as playing a

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Series-editor Jamil Salmi

equally important to offer uniquely attractive learning and research conditions, an animated and stimulating campus life, together with an auspicious living environment where the families of those directly associated with the new university can feel happy. Location is a key factor in that respect

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Evidence from Secondary School Teachers and Counsellors

Examples of Dilemmas across the Curriculum

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Patrick F. Miller

way. The survivor is faced with a dilemma: of letting the dead person go while still giving him space in life as a living if not palpable being … ( 1983 , p. 3) We can sometimes feel that our childhood has been irretrievably lost. For instance, we can return to our family, home and childhood haunts

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Mindful Media Literacy as a Positive Civic Act

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Jason L. Endacott, Matthew L. Dingler, Seth D. French and John P. Broome

it raises questions about the possibility of our living in a post-truth world. The purpose of this chapter is to provide educators with a guide for engaging students in a critical inquiry into the validity of source material, the credibility of information presented in source material, and sharing on

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Bülent Avcı and Antonia Darder

use and salience of extrinsic motivators” ( Kohn, 1992 , p. 221)—promoted a sense of community, and encouraged students to take ownership of their learning. Day 2 We began the second day by briefly reviewing our activities the day before. We then spent an hour on whole-class discussion and

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Genevieve G. Shaker and William M. Plater

partners in education, government, and public life to advance a 21st century conception of civic learning and democratic engagement as an expected part of every student’s college education’ ( AAC&U, 2012 , p. 1) In essence a strong call to action, the report has stimulated a large number of collaborative

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An Educator’s Primer

Fake News, Post-Truth, and a Critical Free Press

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P. L. Thomas

the promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Teachers and journalists are always political agents ; both professions must choose in whose interest they are willing to work. The neutral pose by either is to take a seat on the train, to keep eyes down, and to allow the train to rumble

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Rebecca Clothey and Deanna Hill

grade level. I didn’t think too much about what that meant; I just knew that it probably wasn’t an option for my kid. So I went into parenting and living in the city assuming that I was going to have to figure something out. (Interview 1) And another: I teach in [this city], and I`m a product

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Edited by Rebecca Clothey and Kai Heidemann

facilities, and (3) remold behavior to support the ideology of the state. Thus, under communism, more people gained access to schooling, but the training they received best prepared them for work in the factories and life in a closed society. It bears mentioning that arguably these could be seen as the goals

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Chantal Pouliot

(and asserts that the study ignores its concerns). And yet, it could be argued that Louis Duchesne’s input, as a researcher in ecosystems and the environment, would have been just as relevant as that of the Port or City representatives. The third factor that motivates me to participate in these