Webinar Providing a Method for Understanding Political Rhetoric
On September 27, 2016, at 7 p.m. (ET) / 4 p.m. (PT), the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) will host a complimentary webinar titled “Electioneering: How Elections throughout American History Have Been Shaped by Rhetoric, Values, and the Media.” In this webinar, participants will learn a new framework for interpreting political media through the lens of shared American values and the inherent tensions that exist between them. Participants will emerge equipped with a method for guiding students to understand political rhetoric from the election of 1800 to the modern day.
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