STDEV 359

Conflict Resolution

Course Description

Learn how to resolve conflict more effectively and build peace on the interpersonal, national, and international levels. Includes gospel perspectives and practical strategies and theories on negotiation and peace building, and explores conflict in politics, gender, and race.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

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2

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2

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2

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0

Title

LDS Concepts on Conflict Resolution

Learning Outcome

Describe the primary principles of conflict resolution taught by Christ and leaders of the LDS Church and how those principles strengthen our ability to have a responsive way of being.

Title

Nature of Conflict

Learning Outcome

Describe the nature of conflict in human interactions and how way of being is more important than behavior in influencing relationships and determining outcomes of conflict.

Title

Dialoguing Skills

Learning Outcome

Explain the difference between dialoguing and debating and apply the key skills for dialoguing.

Title

Negotiation Strategies

Learning Outcome

Describe basic negotiation strategies and practice negotiating in role-play scenarios.

Title

Dispute Resolution Methods

Learning Outcome

Recognize the different dispute resolution methods and conflict styles most commonly practiced in society and their advantages and disadvantages.

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Way of Being

Learning Outcome

Apply the concepts about way of being and how to make things go right in relationships through specific homework assignments.