Video How to disagree productively and find common ground - Julia Dhar

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Debating champion Lauren Dahr discusses the principles and potential of civil and productive debating. In this 15 min video she reflects on the state of public discourse and the role listening and persuasion play in debate. She proposes some strategies and approaches to move a disagreement to more common and respectful ground. The video is supported with questions to reflect and extend discussion on the topic.

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  • Teaching and learning
Year level

9; 10

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  • Person: Julia Dahr
  • Description: Speaker
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  • Name: TED Conferences LLC
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  • Address: UNITED STATES
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  • Online
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