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ERIC Number: EJ905918
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
Crossing the Line: Framing Appropriate Responses in the Diversity Classroom
Kirk, Delaney J.; Durant, Rita
Journal of Management Education, v34 n6 p823-847 Dec 2010
The assignment for the students was to write honestly about how they felt regarding specific current events dealing with diversity. However, what resulted was a "kairos" moment for the professor--an instance that called for her best response even when she did not know what that was--when a student crossed the line in terms of respectful communication. Our story picks up there and follows us through our own emotions and dialogues as we worked to make sense as to why the student responded as he did and how the emotionally charged issue could be turned into a teachable moment around language, boundaries, understanding, and acceptance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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