Conflict Resolution for Educators

The Conflict Resolution for Educators concentration is designed to prepare educators in the use of conflict resolution in their field. Advanced opportunities to analyze case studies, critique basic assumption of conflict theories and role-play appropriate behavior in conflict scenarios are used. The identifying and dealing with conflict through appropriate strategies, processes and interpersonal skills is explored. A comprehensive study of the conceptual and interpersonal skills required to engage in effective negotiation and mediation is also examined.

Course Requirements (Degree Plan 30 hours):

Core (18 hours)

  • EDUC 683 Implementing Continuous Improvement
  • EDUC 684 Meeting the Learning Challenge
  • EDUC 686 Reframing Learning
  • EDUC 687 Managing Data to Improve Student Learning
  • EDUC 688 Creating an Effective Learning Environment
  • EDUC 660 or 661 Practicum/Capstone (660 is required for students seeking the principal certification. All other degree plans will require 661.)

Conflict Resolution for Educators (12 hours)

  • CONR 601 Conflict Theory and Communication
  • CONR 605 Negotiation and Mediation (6 hours)
  • CONR 615 Managing Conflict in the Schools
  • Residency Session (optional)

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Application Deadline:
 Summer 1 2014
  • April 18, 2014

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