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Open Hand : Arguing as an Art of Peace.

Author: Barry M Kroll
Publisher: Logan : University Press of Colorado, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on five years of classroom experimentation, The Open Hand presents a highly practical yet transformational philosophy of teaching argumentative writing. In his course Arguing as an Art of Peace, Barry Kroll uses the open hand to represent an alternative approach to argument, asking students to argue in a way that promotes harmony rather than divisiveness and avoiding conventional conflict-based approaches.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kroll, Barry M.
Open Hand : Arguing as an Art of Peace.
Logan : University Press of Colorado, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barry M Kroll
ISBN: 9780874219265 0874219264
OCLC Number: 958583231
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)

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Based on five years of classroom experimentation, The Open Hand presents a highly practical yet transformational philosophy of teaching argumentative writing. In his course Arguing as an Art of Peace, Barry Kroll uses the open hand to represent an alternative approach to argument, asking students to argue in a way that promotes harmony rather than divisiveness and avoiding conventional conflict-based approaches. Kroll cultivates a bodily investigation of noncombative argument, offering direct pedagogical strategies anchored in three modalities of learning-conceptual-procedural, kinesthetic,

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