Student Affairs

14th Annual Summit on Transforming Learning: Morning Symposium

Deliberative Dialogue Moderator Training

Moderator training includes an understanding of deliberation, an overview of the four components of a forum, and engagement in a practice forum. Participants receive strategies and sample questions for moderating a forum, as well as tips and tools for effective moderating. (Limited to 25 participants.)

Time: 8:30am to 11:15 a.m.

Location: Faculty Club

Facilitator: Leslie Garvin, MSW, is the Executive Director of North Carolina Campus Compact. As a facilitator and trainer, Leslie has 20 years of experience working with community groups, faculty, students, and administrators.

Description: A forum brings people together in a small gathering to deliberate for a few hours about challenging public issues. The process is guided by a neutral moderator and a discussion guide that presents multiple approaches to addressing the problem. This method was developed and promoted by the National Issues Forum. Moderator training includes an understanding of deliberation, an overview of the four components of a forum, and engagement in a practice forum. Participants receive strategies and sample questions for moderating a forum, as well as tips and tools for effective moderating.