back ground:Discussion 2: Thinking Critically About Issues
What did you discover as you debated with your colleagues about an issue this week? Did you or a colleague uncover information that made you consider altering your position? Perhaps the Discussion 2: Thinking Critically About Issues
debate helped you to realize how much more you need to know before you are completely clear about your position. As a leader in education, you must stay abreast of the issues that matter in your specialization, regularly deepening and refreshing your knowledge to stay informed.
In this Discussion, you look more closely at the case study issue you debated in the Discussion 1. To prepare for this Discussion, consider all you have discovered about the case study this week. Conduct a search to obtain at least three scholarly articles that relate to the issue you debated. Finally, consider how the process of exploring and debating issues relates to your role as a change agent and advanced graduate degree student.
Keep in mind that the articles you obtain may support or refute the position you held in the debate or may introduce a different perspective altogether. Your purpose in this assignment is to learn more about the issue you have been exploring.
Submit a post covering each of the following elements:
•Explain what you have discovered about the issue from the debate and from the resources you located for this discussion.
•Identify answers to questions you have raised about the issue.
•Identify new questions you have now that you have discovered more about the issue.
•Explain how you might apply the critical analysis and research skills you have been practicing this week to your student and professional roles.