Tag Archives: student assessment and grading

Stone Soup:  A Thousand Great Chefs

In June, Rafael Gely and I, the co-directors of the Stone Soup Project, decided to shift our approach from our original plan of a centralized database to a decentralized set of experimental efforts to produce knowledge about actual practice – aka letting a thousand chefs cook. I recently talked with many of the faculty who have … Continue reading Stone Soup:  A Thousand Great Chefs

Stone Soup:  Planting Seeds for Next Year

This post is to let people know about upcoming plans for the Stone Soup Project.  Faculty have been using Stone Soup in their courses this semester and generally have had very positive experiences.  I will start posting people’s brief assessments of their experiences to help colleagues plan Stone Soup for your courses next semester. This … Continue reading Stone Soup:  Planting Seeds for Next Year

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: Bob Dauber’s Negotiation and Evidence Courses

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: Bob Dauber’s Negotiation and Evidence Courses

Stone Soup Assessments & Assignments: Rafael Gely’s Negotiation Course and Charity Scott’s Negotiation and Mediation Courses

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: Rafael Gely’s Negotiation Course and Charity Scott’s Negotiation and Mediation Courses

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