Courses & Units
Dispute Resolution LAW241
This unit introduces students to a variety of non-judicial dispute resolution processes. Each dispute resolution process will be introduced from both a theoretical and practical perspective. The extent to which processes are used and in what contexts will be considered. By the end of the unit, students should have an improved understanding about the circumstances in which various dispute resolution options are appropriate and an ability to match disputes to process options. Skills of problem solving, reflective practice, conflict management, collaboration and dispute resolution will be encouraged through group learning experiences. There will be an opportunity to role play different participants in dispute resolution processes, including parties, lawyers, third parties and observers. The assessment includes a research assignment.
|Unit name||Dispute Resolution|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Doctor Olivia Rundle|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- identify, explain, justify and critique the nature and theories of various dispute resolution processes.
- reflect upon and analyse your learning about dispute resolution skills and techniques.
- diagnose disputes and match them to appropriate dispute resolution process options.
- critically analyse and problem-solve issues arising in non-judicial dispute resolution processes.
- communicate and collaborate effectively.
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Prerequisites50 credit points of Introductory units - to do this unit it is recommended that you have completed LAW107
|Assessment||Portfolio (50%)|Research Paper (50%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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