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This unit introduces law 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.
|Unit name||Dispute Resolution|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|Coordinator||Doctor Olivia Rundle|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- identify, explain, justify and critique the nature and theories of the 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 for lawyers in non-judicial dispute resolution processes.
- communicate in writing fluently, adhering to grammatical conventions, using a logical structure with adequate and accurate reference to sources and materials.
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PrerequisitesCompletion of 200 credit points of university study (ie 16 x 12.5 cp units).
|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (20%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (10%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|
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