Georgian College - Course Outline

COURSE OUTLINE

Term: Fall 2017


Subject Code:
GNED
Course Number:
2005
PLA Applicable:
Yes
Course Name:
Conflict Resolution
Grade Mode:
Numeric
Credit Value:
3.0
Length:
42.0
Level:
Post Secondary

Prerequisite(s):

None

Co-requisite(s) and Concurrent Prerequisite(s):

None

Equivalent(s):

GED 9120 Negotiation & Conflict Resolut


Students are advised to retain course outlines for future use in support of applications for employment or transfer of credits

Course Description:

Students explore a variety of methods and techniques for resolving conflict such as negotiation, mediation, and facilitation. Using an interdisciplinary framework, students are encouraged to be critically reflective and to challenge their preconceptions about conflict. By exploring conflict in a variety of settings, students learn how to approach conflict in a positive manner that is beneficial to both their personal and professional lives.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Explain how conflict can be approached in a positive manner in both his/her personal and professional lives.
2. Discuss the impact of gender, culture, and ethics on conflict resolution processes.
3. Explore various methods of conflict resolution, using an interdisciplinary approach.
4. Apply conflict resolution techniques in a variety of settings.

Course Content:

- Interdisciplinary approaches to conflict resolution
- Common responses to conflict
- Negotiation
- Mediation
- Facilitation
- Advocacy
- Legal processes
- Culture, gender, and conflict

Evaluation:

Tests/examinations/assignments must be written/submitted at the time specified. Requests for adjustments to that schedule must be made before the test/exam/assignment date to the faculty member. Failure to do so will result in a mark of “0”, unless an illness/emergency can be proven with appropriate documentation at no cost to the College.

The passing grade for all courses is 50%, or letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) unless otherwise noted below. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester of a program is 60% and is a requirement to graduate.

Evaluation is comprised of:
Tests 40%
Assignments 60%

Prior Learning Assessment:

This course is eligible for Prior Learning Assessment. If you feel you have acquired equivalent skills and knowledge through life and work experience, you can request an assessment. Contact your program co-ordinator, or the Office of the Registrar.

Appeals:

A student at Georgian College can appeal the following:

  1. a mark on the assignment, test, examination or practical experience;
  2. a final mark for a course or co-op work term;
  3. missing or incorrect assessment information on a grade report and/or transcript

A student cannot appeal a decision regarding whether or not a PLA or Exemption is available for an individual course, nor the method of challenge used.


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