An Invitation to a Dialogue Table: Will You Come and Join Us?

From: Volume 12, Issue 1: Spring 2015, Research on Effective Pedagogy Pages 137-150


In a learning community, the skilled use of dialogue as a mode of communication has the potential to nurture student growth, encourage authentic relationship development, and open new vistas of thought and action. Leaning on seminal authors such as Bohm, Buber, Freire, and Isaacs, the focus of this article is to explore the process, practices, purpose, people, produce, and potential of dialogue, highlighting implications for educational ministry in the classroom and beyond.

Keywords: dialogue, group learning, educational practice



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