Critical Dialogues in Higher Education Program
The Critical Dialogues in Higher Education Program at Texas A&M University aims to build capacity for engaging in effective communication, encourage productive conflict management, and support a skill set for handling difficult dialogues with a focus on intact work groups. The program objectives are to:
- Create a cadre of trained facilitators for the campus community.
- Increase skill sets and preparedness of administrators, faculty, staff, and students to encounter critical dialogues constructively both internal to their units and external to the university environment.
- Engage the campus community in dialogue around sensitive topics and issues.
- Facilitate recognition by individuals that their experiences, mental models, thoughts, and fears can impact dialogue.
Each workshop has four modules:
Program Facilitator: Dr. Nancy Watson, President
Center for Change and Conflict Resolution
If you are interested in receiving information about upcoming training opportunities, please email us firstname.lastname@example.org.