Explores basic negotiation and problem-solving theory and practice from basic two-party, one-issue disputes to more complex cases requiring additional intervention skills. Familiarizes students with the negotiation process, provides experience with conflict analysis and assessment; examines issues of effective data gathering, identification of stakeholders, and getting people to the negotiation table; and reviews the process of assessment as it relates to selecting appropriate conflict resolution practices. Three hours per week.
CADR 600 GRP PROCESS & COMPLX CONFL (Fall 2019)
Explores the complexities of large group interventions including organizational, intergroup and international work. Topics include large group consensus processes, multi-party arbitration, negotiated rulemaking, external dynamics, engaging multiple levels of government and community, working internationally, and dealing with the media. Prerequisites: CADR 500 and CADR 510. Three hours per week.
CADR 200 FOUNDS OF CNFLCT & CONFLCT RES (Spring 2020)
Surveys the basic practical and theoretical foundations of conflict and conflict resolution. Introduces students to the basic theories and practices of conflict resolution providing them with a grounding in theories of conflict, their application, the dynamics of conflict and an overview of key conflict resolution processes. Students learn to understand their own conflicts and how the theories, skills and practices of conflict resolution can make conflict productive. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
CADR 301 INTL CONFLICT & RESOLUTION (Spring 2020)
Focuses on the variety of root sources of conflict between nation states. Underscores the early detection and successful prevention of large-scale acts of aggression and violence between nation states. Case studies will be employed to understand and explain these international disputes. Some key players in these conflicts will serve as resource persons for class. Three hours per week with enhancement.