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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.)

Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.

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