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Creating Knowledge Together – Part 3:  Using A “Focus Group Class” in Any Course

In Part 2, I described how my interest in improving dispute resolution theory led to the development of the Stone Soup Project.  This part describes how my interest in improving legal education relates to this project.  It suggests ways that faculty can be creative in incorporating more of the real world into their teaching, particularly … Continue reading Creating Knowledge Together – Part 3:  Using A “Focus Group Class” in Any Course

Revised Stone Soup Documents

As I described in this recent post, we decided that the Stone Soup Dispute Resolution Knowledge Project would defer developing a centralized database but pursue the same goals in a decentralized stone soup project.  In particular, we still encourage faculty to assign students to collect qualitative data about actual dispute resolution practice, starting next year. … Continue reading Revised Stone Soup Documents

Resource Share Documents

From TFFOIs Sharon Press and Bobbi McAdoo: Hi everyone It was great catching up with so many of you are the ABA DR Section Conference in San Francisco.  Kudos to our colleagues Alyson Carrel and Kelly Olson (conference co-chairs) and outgoing Chair Nancy Welsh for putting on such a great event (and also to all … Continue reading Resource Share Documents

Legal Educators’ Resource Share

From FFOIs Sharon Press and Bobbi McAdoo: Dear Colleagues, The Annual ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Conference is a little over a month away and we are again collecting information for the annual Legal Educators’ Resource Share.   We’re not certain, but we think this might be the 5th year for this event. This year’s … Continue reading Legal Educators’ Resource Share

A Cool Course Assignment for Next Semester — and A Scholarship Opportunity

Tis one of the least fun seasons of the year for faculty:  Time to grade stacks of exams and papers.  While it is exciting to see signs that some of our wards have learned a lot from our instructional efforts, it is depressing to see evidence raising doubts that we inhabit the same galaxy as … Continue reading A Cool Course Assignment for Next Semester — and A Scholarship Opportunity

Some Highlights of the Tower of Babel Symposium

As you may have heard, we held the Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding symposium at the University of Missouri on October 7. We had a lively discussion about what the heck is negotiation, how to know what really happens in negotiation, the role of context in … Continue reading Some Highlights of the Tower of Babel Symposium

Last Call for the Tower of Babel Symposium

Here’s one last reminder about the University of Missouri’s symposium, Moving Negotiation Theory from the Tower of Babel Toward a World of Mutual Understanding, which will take place this Friday, October 7, from 9 am to noon Central Time. Click here if you want to watch it live-streamed or if you want to watch videos … Continue reading Last Call for the Tower of Babel Symposium