Debating Ideas not Discussing Identities

How debate can make us disagree productively:

  1. to stop talking and to start listening
  2. to stop dismissing and to start persuading
  3. to stop shutting down and to start opening our minds

Dr. Hanita Hassan is an associate professor and she is currently the Chair of Language Academy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, UTM. She teaches Language and Communication Theories, Multimodal Discourse and ELT to postgraduate students. Her research interests include Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL), multimodality, language in media, intercultural communication and ELT methodology. Currently, she is involved in two research projects: CEFR and language disabilities.

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