Trigger Warnings in the Classroom

Pedestrian_signal,_Central_ParkThis article raises important questions about the seemingly benign practice of giving a “trigger warning” prior to a film, lecture with slides, or even a syllabus. It’s worth a read so that we can have an informed conversation, if needed, about such a practice. It is a hope that neither our school nor the university would advocate its use.

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2014/05/29/essay-faculty-members-about-why-they-will-not-use-trigger-warnings#sthash.GF5quCRC.5FPON2kU.dpbs