CNCR Summer Institute Participants

Aug 6, 2007 by Bill

In this episode I interview participants attending the Summer Institute on Conflict Management in Higher Education sponsored by the Consortium on Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at Georgia State University. Included is a description of the innovative Facilitated Discussion model being used to handle Academic Dishonesty disputes at the University of Georgia. The interviewees included:
Lin Inlow, Georgia State University
John Kraft, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Rebecca Murphy, Valdosta State University
Jim Wohl, Auburn University
Rachel Schipper, Georgia College and State University
David Bleiman, University and College Union, Edinburgh UK
Heather Blades, Missouri State University
Peter Shedd, University of Georgia

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CNCR Summer Institute Information
CNCR Higher Education Initiative
DVD on Facilitated Discussion of Academic Dishonesty
University of Georgia Culture of Honesty Information
Jekyll Island Club (Institute location)

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Automated Info Gathering Tools for Scholars

Nov 11, 2006 by Bill

This is an enhanced podcast (ie you’ll want to listen to it in itunes and watch the slides and hotlinks that are included) from a session on automated information gathering tools of interest to academics. Topics included RSS for syndication, journal and news alert services, tag watchlists, and web scraping tools. The session, hosted by Wayne State University’s Office for Teaching and Learning, features Bill Warters.

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ADR Blogs, CRS on Resolving Racial Conflicts

Aug 12, 2005 by Bill

This podcast reviews some of the emerging crop of conflict resolution blogs and honors the 40th anniversary of the Watts riots with information on the work of the Community Relations Service and an interview excerpt from Silke Hansen, a CRS mediator since 1972.

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ODR Info Blog
A blog exploring online dispute resolution, which feeds news to the main site.
Florida Mediator (blog)
Perry Itkin's blog for court-certified mediators in Florida and beyond.
Online Guide to Mediation (blog)
Diane Levin's blog
Mediation Mensch (blog)
Dina Beach Lynch's blog
National Arbitration Forum Blog
Blog featuring news for arbitrators
Conflict Management and Mediation (blog)
Tom Lutz's blog for the Mediation Training Institute International
Resolving Racial Conflict book
Link to Bertram Levine's book on the history of the CRS.
Civil Rights Mediation Oral History Project
Includes interviews with 19 Community Relations Service mediators.
Racial Conflict Simulation
A civil rights mediation simulation involving a high school halloween party gone bad.

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Interview with Paul Wahrhaftig

Apr 25, 2005 by Bill

Here is my interview with Paul Wahrhafig, the Editor and Publisher of Conflict Resolution Notes for over 20 years. Paul has a new book on the history of the community mediation movement entitled Community Dispute Resolution, Empowerment, and Social Justice that he tells us about, as well as some of what he’s learned about sharing conflict resolution information in as broad a fashion as possible.

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Wahrhaftig book link
The place to go to get Paul's new book.

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Interview with CRInfo - Guy Burgess

Apr 2, 2005 by Bill

A 25 minute interview done using Skype with Guy Burgess, co-director of and, national conflict resolution information websites.

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Conflict Resolution Information Source website
The starting point for lots of conflict resolution info organized under a Hewlett Foundation grant.
Beyond Intractability Project website
An organized directory of materials on handling intractable conflict.

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