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Stone Soup Assignments: Part 3

Stacey-Rae Simcox (Stetson) is using a Stone Soup assignment in her trusts and estates course.  The extra-credit assignment is for students to interview someone who has been involved in a significant estate settlement.  It adapts the Stone Soup model assignment by suggesting a very useful list of questions about things one might ask about the … Continue reading Stone Soup Assignments: Part 3

Message for Students Interested in ADR

After I attended the orientation on Friday for the LLM Program at my school, I sent an email to the students suggesting some resources that they might be interested in. It occurred to me that other faculty may want to send a similar message to your students.  I adapted the message, below, and you may … Continue reading Message for Students Interested in ADR

Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 2

Today’s edition features Bob Dauber’s (Arizona State) assessment of the negotiation course he taught this summer and plans for his evidence course this fall. Evidence Course Bob wrote, “I recently started teaching evidence in the fall semester.  I usually have over 90 students in that class, and I offer them an extra credit assignment:  to … Continue reading Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 2

Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 1

The Stone Soup Project is not only about developing and sharing knowledge about actual dispute resolution practice, but also sharing knowledge about Stone Soup pedagogical techniques. In that spirit, we have asked faculty using Stone Soup assignments and activities to share assessments of their experiences as well as plans for the future. This is the … Continue reading Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Part 1

Stone Soup Resources

Many faculty are now preparing the courses they will teach in the fall.  The Stone Soup Project has developed materials to help faculty who want to take advantage of Stone Soup assignments and activities in their courses. The fundamental goal of the Project is to produce and use valuable qualitative data for teaching and research … Continue reading Stone Soup Resources

Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLEs

We often miss opportunities to generate and share knowledge about actual practice from student competitions and CLE programs.  This post in the mini-course suggests some ways to get more benefit from these activities. When I have judged student skills competitions at my school, typically one or both of the other judges in my “panel” were … Continue reading Stone Soup Mini-Course: Getting the Most Out of Competitions and CLEs

Stone Soup Mini-Course: Designing Course Assignments

Faculty have multiple options for fulfilling the fundamental goal of the Stone Soup Project to produce and use valuable qualitative data in their courses about actual dispute resolution practice, including: Assigning students to conduct interviews and write reports about entire cases. Assigning students to conduct interviews and write reports about smaller aspects of cases instead … Continue reading Stone Soup Mini-Course: Designing Course Assignments