Dispute Resolution Teaching Materials

General Materials and Guidance for Teachers 

National Clearinghouse for Mediator Ethics Opinions - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Resources for Teachers - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution & Suffolk University Center for Representation in Dispute Resolution

Class Resource Materials - John Barkai, University of Hawaii

How and When Disputes Can Be Mediated On-Line - John Barkai (outline by Giuseppe Leone & Cindy Alm), University of Hawaii

A Note about Journals - Jonathan R. Cohen, University of Florida

Teaching a Large ADR Survey Course - Dwight Golann, Suffolk University

Sample Exam Questions for a Large Class - Dwight Golann, Suffolk University

Teaching Negotiation with Negotiation Theory and Strategy - Russell Korobkin, UCLA

Course and Practice Materials - John Lande, University of Missouri

Instructions for Learning Plan - John Lande, University of Missouri

Instructions for Writing Simulation Assessments (aka “journals”) - John Lande, University of Missouri

Instructions for Writing Simulations - John Lande, University of Missouri

Sample Quiz:  The Interface Between Negotiation Theory and Mediation Practice - Bobbi McAdoo, Hamline University; Jackie Nolan-Haley, Fordham University;  Scott Peppet, University of Colorado

Two Negotiation Preparation Forms:  Form 1 & Form 2 - Scott Peppet, University of Colorado.

Ten Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Started Teaching as an Adjunct - Kathleen Scanlon, Fordham University & Jane Juliano, Georgetown and George Washington Universities

Course Portfolios - University of Denver Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System:  Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Project

Medical Ethics and Mediation Overhead Slides - Ellen Waldman, Thomas Jefferson

Simulations, Exercises, and Videos - Collections 

Lawyer as Problem-Solver Exercises - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Videos for Teachers - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution & Suffolk University Center for Representation in Dispute Resolution

Mediation Case Law Videos - Hamline University

Case Studies, Role Plays, Simulations, and Other Experiential Teaching Tools - Harvard Law School Case Studies Program

Simulation Collection - Harvard Program on Negotiation

Dispute Resolution and Lawyer Videotapes- University of Missouri School of Law

Materials for Law Teachers - Northwestern Dispute Resolution Research Center

Campus Mediation Roleplay Collection – Wayne State University

Simulation Bank - Willamette Center for Dispute Resolution

Teaching Materials - William Mitchell Center for Negotiation and Justice

Simulations and Exercises - Various Simulations and Materials 

Gonzales Family Business Dispute - Phyllis E. Bernard, Oklahoma City University

Teaching Points from Gonzales Family Business Dispute - Phyllis E. Bernard, Oklahoma City University

Suggested Dialogue from Gonzales Family Business Dispute - Phyllis E. Bernard, Oklahoma City University

Little Golano:  An International Negotiation and Conflict Management Simulation - Noam Ebner, Creighton University & Yael Efron, Zefat Academic College

Moving Up:  Negotiating (And Bargaining) a House Sale - Noam Ebner, Creighton University & Yael Efron, Zefat Academic College

The Pasta Wars:  A Prisoner's Dilemma Simulation-Game - Noam Ebner, Creighton University & Yifat Winkler, Winkler Law Offices

Gym Membership Exercise - Clark Freshman, Hastings (formerly at University of Miami)

Restaurant Check Negotiation - Clark Freshman, Hastings (formerly at University of Miami)

Yoga Space Exercise - Clark Freshman, Hastings  (formerly at University of Miami)

Durian Variant of the Ugli Orange Exercise - C. K. (Tina) Gunsalus, University of Illinois

Dynamic Negotiating Approach Diagnostic (DYNAD) - Andrea Schneider, Marquette University & Jennifer Gerarda Brown, Quinnipiac University

Decision Tree Exercise - James Stark, University of Connecticut

Simulations - Multi-Stage Simulations 

Suggestions for Using Multi-Stage Simulations in Law School Courses - John Lande, University of Missouri

Article:  Injecting Law Student Drama Into the Classroom: Transforming an E-Discovery Class (or Any Law School Class) with a Complex, Student-Generated Simulation - Paula Schaefer, University of Tennessee

Environmental Law Simulations - Jerry L. Anderson, Drake University

Simulation of Negotiation for a Job by Law School Graduate - Rishi Batra, Texas Tech University

Various Multi-Stage Simulations - Alyson Carrel, Northwestern University

Probate Dispute Simulation - Sarah Cole, Ohio State University

Employment Dispute Simulation (whistleblower retaliation) - Ellen E. Deason, Ohio State University

Employment Mediation Simulation (constructive discharge) - Susan Nauss Exon, University of La Verne

Labor Law Simulation - Rafael Gely, University of Missouri

Negotiation and Drafting Simulations - Paul F. Kirgis, St. John’s University

Dispute System Design (court rule requiring good faith in mediation) - John Lande, University of Missouri

Divorce Simulation (property and child support) - John Lande, University of Missouri

Divorce Simulation (domestic violence) - John Lande, University of Missouri

Employment Discrimination Simulation (national origin) - John Lande, University of Missouri

Partnership Agreement Negotiation Simulation - John Lande, University of Missouri

Probate Dispute Simulation - John Lande, University of Missouri

“DONS” Simulation - Lauren A. Newell, Ohio Northern University

Generic Mediation Simulation - Bob Randolph, Carr, Swanson and Randolph, LLC

E-Discovery Simulation - Paula Schaefer, University of Tennessee

Divorce Simulation (parent relocation) - Andrea Schneider, Marquette University

Labor-Management Collective Bargaining Simulation - Sandra Sellers and Jane Juliano, Georgetown University

Student Competitions, Contests, and Conferences 

James Boskey Dispute Resolution Essay Contest - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Representation in Mediation Competition - ABA Section of Dispute Resolution

Jeffry S. Abrams National Mediator Competition - University of Houston Blakely Advocacy Institute

Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon  - St. John’s University Hugh L. Carey Center for Dispute Resolution

Conflict Studies Conference - UMass Boston Graduate Programs in Conflict Resolution

Short Course Programs  

Summer, J-Term, and Study Abroad Programs - Hamline University Dispute Resolution Institute

Summer, Winter, and Study Abroad Courses - Pepperdine University Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution

Summer Institute in Dispute Resolution - UNLV Saltman Center for Conflict Resolution

Dispute Resolution Summer Session and Fall Professional Skills Program - Vermont Law School Dispute Resolution Program

Online Bibliographies