Tag Archives: for teachers and students

(Some of) My Favorite Resources

In its monthly newsletter, the Resolution Systems Institute (RSI) publishes interviews with various people about their “favorite resources.”  The March 2020 issue includes the following interview of me.  As you will see, I describe a number of resources reflecting my bias for those I developed.  This is only a sample of valuable resources in our … Continue reading (Some of) My Favorite Resources

Basics of Mediation and Arbitration with Zoom

I am posting, with permission, an email from CPR’s Richard Murphy with information from a great webinar that Tom Valenti did for CPR about using zoom for mediation and arbitration.  As time goes on, I’m sure there will be more programs about how to take advantage of video and other technological capabilities to enhance the … Continue reading Basics of Mediation and Arbitration with Zoom

Zoom Link for 10th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution on April 8

From my former student, Brian Jarrett: Below is the ZOOM link information for the 10th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution, April 8, from noon to 2:30 Pacific Standard Time. Be sure to sign in early in advance of conference start time, to test the ZOOM link on your computer.  We will open the conference … Continue reading Zoom Link for 10th Annual International Cyber-conference on Dispute Resolution on April 8

Simulations for Online Negotiation

From Obi-Wan-FOI Noam Ebner: Hi all, Here’s a resource I’ve prepared for simulating negotiation at-a-distance, that some of you might put to good use now that our students and courses are all online.  Fit the fuss to the forum! In AuraCall (Origin), a telecommunication company’s customer service center requires negotiation training in order to improve … Continue reading Simulations for Online Negotiation

Webinar Recording About Transitioned Classes and Online Simulations

From OFOI Noam Ebner: Hi all, The video of the webinar that Sharon Press and I gave last week on conducting simulations in courses transitioning to Zoom and other videoconferencing platforms is now available here.  The question about setting up breakup rooms in zoom in advance, asked at about minute 29:00 in the webinar, is … Continue reading Webinar Recording About Transitioned Classes and Online Simulations

ABA Webinars on March 19 and 20 About Simulations and ODR

From GFOI Linda Seely, Ana Sambold, and all our friends at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution: Dear ABA DR Section members, This Thursday, 3/19 and Friday, 3/20, we’ll continue bringing some of the leading figures in the world of online dispute resolution to provide you with all the information you need to rapidly adjust … Continue reading ABA Webinars on March 19 and 20 About Simulations and ODR

Dear Committee Members

The coronavirus has disrupted the lives of almost everyone on earth.  People are stopping much of our daily routines and canceling travel plans, large and small.  Practically every sector of society is adjusting, with many canceling activities.  As people’s time opens up, our options for spending time are drying up.  March Madness and other sporting … Continue reading Dear Committee Members

Send Your Resources for the ABA LEC Resource Share

From SFOI Sharon Press: Greetings everyone! The Legal Educators’ Colloquium and the Legal Educators’ Resource Share at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference in New Orleans is less than 7 weeks away so it is time to send in what you want to share. This year’s event will take place on Friday, April 24 … Continue reading Send Your Resources for the ABA LEC Resource Share

April 20 Deadline for NTR Teaching and Research Grants

From OFOI Donna Shestowsky: Negotiation and Team Resources’s (NTR) grants program promotes the cross-fertilization of research and the development of new teaching materials and expertise in the area of negotiation and conflict management.  Grants will be awarded by June 15, 2020.  Grants are unrestricted funds (exception salary and hardware) and may range from a maximum … Continue reading April 20 Deadline for NTR Teaching and Research Grants

The Law Can Be Dangerous to Lawyers’ Mental Health

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again.  The law can be a very dangerous thing. Although the legal system inevitably is imperfect, it sometimes provides important benefits such as helping people solve difficult problems, making institutions function properly, and promoting justice. Unfortunately, the litigation process needed to achieve these goals often is extremely … Continue reading The Law Can Be Dangerous to Lawyers’ Mental Health

Call for Proposals due March 1 for Conference on Online and Hybrid Legal Education

An announcement about a call for proposals about a conference this summer. Just a quick reminder that the Institute for Law Teaching and Learning is accepting presentation proposals for its Summer 2020 conference, which will take place June 11-13, 2020 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.  The conference theme … Continue reading Call for Proposals due March 1 for Conference on Online and Hybrid Legal Education

Here’s Your Theory-of-Change Book

Your wait for the Theory-of-Change book is over.  I just posted this priceless volume, Theories of Change for the Dispute Resolution Movement: Actionable Ideas to Revitalize Our Movement.  It’s all yours, absolutely free!  Just click here to get your copy. For regular readers of this blog, most – but not all – of the pieces … Continue reading Here’s Your Theory-of-Change Book