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3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind author.

3rd Key-Education: Train Mediators to be Culture-wise, not Culture-blind

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Joanna Kalowski
3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs author.

3rd Key – Education: Teach Mediation as a Core Subject Aligned to Real World Needs

Editorial Note: Mediate.com has published a series of peer reviewed articles and videos under the collective title Seven Keys to Unlock Mediation’s...

By Barney Jordaan, Deborah Masucci
Mumbai Set to Host India’s First Masters Course in Mediation author.

Mumbai Set to Host India’s First Masters Course in Mediation

Mediation in India has taken giant strides over the last few years – mandatory pre-institutional mediation in commercial matters; recognition...

By Jonathan Rodrigues, Tanu Mehta
Getting Started in Mediation author.

Getting Started in Mediation

Author's Note: During these times, it is difficult to focus on anything but day-to-day concerns. The author wishes to acknowledge...

By Gregg Relyea
“Next Week, You Will Teach Your Courses Online”: A Reassuring Introduction to Pandemic Pedagogy author.

“Next Week, You Will Teach Your Courses Online”: A Reassuring Introduction to Pandemic Pedagogy

Many ADR teachers and practitioners around the world have responded to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic by closing down campus operations...

By Noam Ebner
Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution author.

Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution

Foundation for Comprehensive Dispute Resolution [Paper presented on 6th January 2020 in the PEACE & RECONCILIATION conference] Right Education is...

By Uma Ramanathan
Views on Future of Mediation author.

Views on Future of Mediation

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Randy Lowry speaks of the developments in the mediation...

By L. Randolph Lowry
Changing Lawyers’ Understanding of Resolving Disputes author.

Changing Lawyers’ Understanding of Resolving Disputes

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Leonard Riskin saw certain unahappiness in law schools that...

By Leonard Riskin
Don’t Rely on Peer Mediation to Resolve Bullying in Schools author.

Don’t Rely on Peer Mediation to Resolve Bullying in Schools

As students are settling into their school routine, some may not be as settled. School can be a place where...

By Charity Burke
Being a Guide author.

Being a Guide

From Joy Rosenthal's listserv.This weekend, I saw the movie, Harriet, a riveting film about Harriet Tubman. We know the basics...

By Joy Rosenthal
A Teacher’s First Mediation Experience Over One Semester author.

A Teacher’s First Mediation Experience Over One Semester

INTRODUCTION Hands-on experience with the stages of mediation is an important component in the training of mediators. This story unveils...

By Joanne Kilgour Dowdy
7 Benefits of Mediation Programs in Higher Education Institutions author.

7 Benefits of Mediation Programs in Higher Education Institutions

Mediation programs offer several advantages to any organization. They help staff members constructively solve problems, and they allow all parties...

By Kayla Matthews
Mediating Desegregation Dispute author.

Mediating Desegregation Dispute

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference. Bill Lincoln describes a case he mediated where various...

By Bill Lincoln
Educating the Next Generation in Resolving Social Media Disputes author.

Educating the Next Generation in Resolving Social Media Disputes

If we are to teach real peace in this world, And if we are to carry on a real war...

By Gregg Relyea
Enlisting the Involvement of Organizational Ombuds to Resolve Workplace Conflicts at Public Schools in Hong Kong author.

Enlisting the Involvement of Organizational Ombuds to Resolve Workplace Conflicts at Public Schools in Hong Kong

The incident In early March this year, a teacher who was in dual capacity of a school librarian and Chinese...

By Jody Sin
What Will Be the Future of ADR in US Legal Education? author.

What Will Be the Future of ADR in US Legal Education?

Indisputably Recently, Doug Yarn (Georgia State) posted a message on the DRLE listserv describing his school’s decision to cut back...

By John Lande
Ethical Fading author.

Ethical Fading

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackI came across an article on negotiation ethics that intrigued me because I am...

By Phyllis Pollack
Reality-Testing Questions for Real Life and Simulations – and Ideas for Stone Soup Assignments author.

Reality-Testing Questions for Real Life and Simulations – and Ideas for Stone Soup Assignments

Indisputably Litigation offers many potential benefits.  It can help people solve difficult problems, make relationships and institutions function properly, and...

By John Lande
Evaluative Mediation—Curriculum modules author.

Evaluative Mediation—Curriculum modules

Obviously, all of these topics cannot be “addressed”, let alone “learned” in a short course. However, they can all be...

By John Wade
A Case Study of Murphy’s Law in Missouri author.

A Case Study of Murphy’s Law in Missouri

IndisputablyBen Trachtenberg, one of the sharpest faculty at my school, wrote this outstanding article analyzing what went wrong during the...

By John Lande
When Teachers, Parents, and Students are Victims of Stockholm Syndrome author.

When Teachers, Parents, and Students are Victims of Stockholm Syndrome

From Dr. Jacqueline Burnett-Brown's Diverse Solutions BlogThis is a total call out. So, read up! Teachers need the support of parents...

By Jacqueline Burnett-Brown
3 Reasons Why You Want to Mediate Guardianship Disputes author.

3 Reasons Why You Want to Mediate Guardianship Disputes

When the natural parents of a minor are deceased or become otherwise incapable of caring for their child, the issue...

By Lee Drizin
Amplifying Ombuds Trends with Data author.

Amplifying Ombuds Trends with Data

A primary function of an organizational ombuds is to identify and report trends in visitor issues and make recommendations for...

By Jennifer Smith Schneider
Splitting America Redux:  Implications for Keeping our Kids Safe author.

Splitting America Redux: Implications for Keeping our Kids Safe

First published in the High Conflict Institute. Republished with permission.The Problem After 911, our lives changed, and our innocence was...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D
Healing Effects of Mediation on Kids to Achieve and Spread Infinite Positive Outcomes author.

Healing Effects of Mediation on Kids to Achieve and Spread Infinite Positive Outcomes

Mediation is an immeasurable process which ensures that unending solutions for problems being experienced by the children are discovered and...

By Denisha Shah
Difficult Conversations in the Modern Era of (Anti-) Social Media author.

Difficult Conversations in the Modern Era of (Anti-) Social Media

IndisputablyVirtually everyone in our field knows about the wonderful book, Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most, by Douglas Stone,...

By John Lande
Teaching Social Justice on Campus for Self Awareness, Community Sustainability, and Systems Change author.

Teaching Social Justice on Campus for Self Awareness, Community Sustainability, and Systems Change

“The unwillingness to approach teaching from a standpoint that includes awareness of race, sex, and class is often rooted in...

By Judy Rashid
Norwegian Legislature to Consider Mandating Student Ombuds for All Universities author.

Norwegian Legislature to Consider Mandating Student Ombuds for All Universities

A committee of the Storting (Norway's supreme legislature) has approved a proposal to mandate Studentombud for all universities in the...

By Clare Fowler
Reflections on Parkland, from a Broward County Parent / Conflict Resolution Practitioner author.

Reflections on Parkland, from a Broward County Parent / Conflict Resolution Practitioner

Reflections on Parkland Any parent would feel shaken by a shooting at a school anywhere in the world. But when...

By Larry Schooler
Stone Soup: Do the Best Trainings, Continuing Education, Programs, and Conference Sessions You Can author.

Stone Soup: Do the Best Trainings, Continuing Education, Programs, and Conference Sessions You Can

IndisputablyDon’t you hate it when presenters just talk at you for a whole program? Adult learners generally do. That’s why...

By John Lande

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