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Readings and Resources for Teaching

As an annual tradition, this is a reminder of some of my favorite things you might use in your courses as you plan for next academic year. Here’s a post suggesting how you can teach students to use more realistic, thorough, and practical models of negotiation and mediation than we traditionally teach. Here’s a message … Continue reading Readings and Resources for Teaching

Call for Submissions for ABA Resource Share – by April 15

From Sharon Press: As you know, the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution will once again host a virtual conference in April and we are pleased to announce that the Resource Share will take place live (online) on Friday, April 29 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm Eastern. For those of you who are new to the … Continue reading Call for Submissions for ABA Resource Share – by April 15

How You Can Build a Mediation Model to Optimize Your Own Cases

That’s the title of a program I recently did for the Association of Northern [England] Mediators. I began by describing why formal mediation models, such as the facilitative and evaluative models, are incomplete and often misleading.  Mediators constantly must answer the question “What do I do now?”, and the formal models don’t help in most … Continue reading How You Can Build a Mediation Model to Optimize Your Own Cases

Short Pieces You Might Want to Read

Peter Reilly’s call for updates on our scholarship prompted me to create the following lists of short articles and blog posts I wrote this year.  You might want to read some or see if any would fit into your syllabi as required or recommended readings addressing your teaching goals. The following pieces focus directly on … Continue reading Short Pieces You Might Want to Read

Readings and Resources for Teaching

As an annual tradition, this is a reminder of some of my favorite things you might use in your courses as you gear up for next academic year. Here’s a link to the latest and greatest version of the “resource share” compiled by Sharon Press and Noam Ebner. Here’s a post suggesting how you can … Continue reading Readings and Resources for Teaching

Reconciling Allegedly Alternative Mediation Models by Using DIY Models

Like it or not, facilitative and evaluative mediation are part of the social reality of our field.  Despite the fact that these models are misleading and provide counterproductive concepts to guide mediators’ behaviors and set parties’ expectations, they are inescapable.  They are standard elements in texts, courses, trainings, and general discourse in our field.  They … Continue reading Reconciling Allegedly Alternative Mediation Models by Using DIY Models

Peter Coleman’s Outstanding Evidence-Based Work on Reducing Polarization

Peter T. Coleman, professor of psychology and education at Columbia University, an award-winning scholar and a prolific author, recently published his latest book, The Way Out: How to Overcome Toxic Polarization.  He holds a joint appointment at Teachers College and The Earth Institute.  In his spare time, he is the director of the Morton Deutsch … Continue reading Peter Coleman’s Outstanding Evidence-Based Work on Reducing Polarization