higher education

The Living Room Conversation’s Higher Education Community is a group of professors, administrators, and others from colleges and universities across North America united in the common goal of bringing Living Room Conversations and its ideals to higher education.

the higher education community seeks to:

  • Create a network of practitioners for publishing, presenting, or funding opportunities 
  • Learn from custom programming and provide resources and support 
  • Workshop challenges and explore how to ground the practice of LRCs
  • Provide an opportunity for individuals engaged in higher education bridging efforts to feel a sense of connection to others engaged in similar efforts

the higher education community seeks to:

  • Create a network of practitioners for publishing, presenting, or funding opportunities 
  • Learn from custom programming and provide resources and support 
  • Workshop challenges and explore how to ground the practice of LRCs
  • Provide an opportunity for individuals engaged in higher education bridging efforts to feel a sense of connection to others engaged in similar efforts

The Higher Ed Community include professors & administrators from:

  • Bellevue College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Casper College
  • Cal State LA
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • Colorado State University
  • Elon University
  • McGill University
  • Miami University of Ohio
  • Michigan Tech University
  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  • North Carolina Central University
  • North Carolina State University 
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northwestern University
  • Pensacola State University
  • Penn State Abington University
  • Pittsburgh State University
  • St. Cloud Technical Community College
  • UC Irvine
  • UNC Pembroke
  • University of West Florida
  • Utah Valley University
  • Winston Salem State University

and others!

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academic publications

Reflective structured dialogue as a tool for addressing wicked public health problems

Introduction: Attempts to address wicked public health problems can benefit from collaborative approaches to problem-solving, such as dialogue through structured conversations, that engage a wide range of stakeholders in deliberate inquiry to build trust and mutual understanding. This study seeks to assess the effects of participation in Reflective Structured Dialogue (RSD) on university students’ polarization-related attitudes.

Nuclear power: Why the divide in expert views?

Within the large community of scientists who share deep concern over climate change and accept the urgent need to greatly reduce carbon emissions, there is a sharp divide over the future role of nuclear power in the global energy mix. Among these scientists, arguments for nuclear power’s necessity, desirability, dangers, and impracticality abound.

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