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Free Online Course on the 4Cs

the 4Cs

The Center for Ethics and Human Values now offers a Scarlet Canvas course:

The 4Cs: Virtues of Civil Discourse

By introducing the 4Cs of civil discourse — Be Curious , Be Charitable, Be Conscientious, and Be Constructive — this course will help you build civic trust through improved mutual understanding and shared problem-solving, even when you disagree strongly on contentious social and political issues.

Produced by CEHV in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Distance Education, the course is free and open to everyone: students, educators, and citizens alike. 

This course will be useful for instructors who wish to provide a framework for civil discourse in the classroom. 

If you have questions, or would like to partner with CEHV on civil discourse work, please reach out to our Civil Discourse Program Director, Dr. Kathryn Joyce (joyce.173@osu.edu).