Civil discourse allows conversations around conflicting values and diverse perspectives (Practice C2) to persist until better understanding is achieved. It honors the place of others as equal members of a shared community. As journalist Malcolm Glover says in this TED Talk, recognizing that “the ‘I’ is a part of the ‘We’” is central to the task of identifying innovations in an increasingly interconnected world.
Taking multiple perspectives
By: Cultivating Leadership
The art of deliberation
By: ASCD, Walter Parker
How to teach divergent thinking
By: UT Austin Faculty Innovation Center
New spaces, new perspectives
By: Principled Innovation™ (PI)
Civility: a core component of professionalism?
By: American Psychological Association, Nadine J. Kaslow and Natalie N. Watson