We know that many students, regardless of their political leanings, feel anxious about this election. On and after Election Day, holding dialogues in which students and professors can have broad-ranging conversations can help students navigate the uncertainty of election season. It can be helpful for students if their professors can acknowledge the current climate and any tension their students may be feeling before and after the election.
- From the UNC Center for Faculty Excellence and UNC Ombuds Office:
- From the UNC Program for Public Discourse: Conversations Across the Aisle: Opportunities for Classroom Dialogue in the Wake of the Election
- Teaching: Can Colleges Prepare Students for the Election and Its Aftermath? (Article from the Chronicle of Higher Education)
- Facilitating Political Discussions: A Facilitator Training Workshop Guide (Tufts Institute for Democracy and Higher Education)
- Faculty Network for Student Voting Rights
- Preparing to Teach About the 2020 Election and After (U-M Center for Research on Learning and Teaching)