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LB5518 - Advanced Mediation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject builds on the theory and practice of mediation presented in Mediation. It draws on the expertise of experienced mediators and considers in more depth different models of mediation, advanced skills, topical issues, ethical issues, and the future of mediation practice in Australia. This subject is designed to provide a deeper appreciation of the potential alternative pathways to assisting in the resolution of disputes. It also focuses on the importance of reflective practice, and students will participate in activities to develop their capacity as reflective practitioners of mediation. Students must have completed Mediation prior to doing Advanced Mediation.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems;
  • independently and critically reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development;
  • exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in conflict management and resolution practice and research;
  • evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in CMR.
Assumed
Knowledge:
LB5525, LB5530, LB5531 and LB5533
Prerequisites: LB5501 but allow concurrent enrolment

Availabilities

TownsvilleCityCampus, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Face to face teaching 21-Aug-2015 to 23-Aug-2015
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Workshop 21 - 23 August 2015. Should enrolment numbers exceed facility capacity, this subject may be taught on the main Townsville (Douglas campus).
  • 110 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study and facilitated discussion (30%); ethical dilemma case study (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: One workshop: 21-23 August 2015. Compulsory pre-reading required prior to attending workshop. This subject is taught primarily online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

TownsvilleCityCampus, External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Workload expectations:
  • 21 hours workshops/Seminars - Optional workshop: 21 - 23 August 2015. Pre-reading required prior to attending the workshop. Should enrolment numbers exceed facility capacity, this subject may be taught on the main Townsville (Douglas campus).
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); case study and facilitated discussion (30%); ethical dilemma case study (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject is taught online through LearnJCU and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. There is also an optional face-to-face workshop for skills activities. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.

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.