Chicago International Conference, June  2012, Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Culminating Conference Program - Deliberation: An Authentic Learning Opportunity

Below you will find materials provided by the guest lecturers and speakers at the conference. Dr. Murillo’s power point is only available in Spanish, please contact him directly or any of the other speakers if you need more information.

Why Discussion? Why Issues? Why Schools?  by  Diana E. Hess, Spencer Foundation

Instructional Handout
Rationals Handout

Beyond the Deliberation Model: Striving for Authenticity in Civic Education by Gabriel Murillo, Research Associate, Fundación Presencia, Bogotá (PowerPoint available in Spanish only)

Respect and Politics in Democratic Education by Walter Parker, University of Washington, Seattle

The Story—Jose The Sacred Blade vs. Safety by Carolyn Pereira, Constitutional Rights Foundation Chicago


Guest Lecturers and Speaker Contact:

Dr. Diana Hess – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Dr. Gabriel Murillo – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Dr. Walter Parker – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  
Carolyn Pereira - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it