JCU Australia logo

Subject Search

LB5518 - Advanced Mediation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

This subject builds on the theory and practice of mediation presented in LB5501 Mediation. It draws on the expertise of experienced mediators. The subject considers in more depth different models of mediation, including narrative mediation. It also concentrates on the micro-skills of mediation at an advanced level. This subject is designed to provide a deeper appreciation of the potential alternative pathways to assisting in the resolution of disputes.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrated skills in mediation practice;
  • demonstrated skills in a range of mediation models;
  • demonstrated awareness of, and ability to resolve, ethical and professional practice issues which arise in the conduct of mediation.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems.
Prerequisites: LB5501


Townsville, Study Period 11, Limited
Census Date 13-Dec-2012
Face to face teaching 23-Nov-2012 to 25-Nov-2012 (One workshop: 23/24/25 November.)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Judith Rafferty, Mr Brett Greenland.
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: essays (50%); discussion paper (30%); online participation (20%).

Study Period 11, External
Census Date 13-Dec-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Optional workshop: 23 - 25 November.
Method of Delivery: andFace to faceWWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: essays (50%); discussion paper (30%); online participation (20%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.