CMDR 2372 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at ECC
Dispute Resolution in Education
This is a Local Need Course.
Prerequisite Recommended: CMDR 1318, CMDR 1321, or Instructor approval.
Course Description: This course provides students with knowledge, skills, and strategies essential to apply the best theory and practices of conflict management in an education setting and with youth. Through lecture, discussion, and role-plays, participants will gain greater understanding, knowledge, and skills for resolving conflict in education, including implementing peer mediation programs. The use and abuse of social media and technology's impact on youths and conflict are also included in the course. Participants are introduced to the underlying models and practical skills involving mediation and conflict resolution in an educational setting. (3 Lec.)