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University of Baltimore – Center for Negotiations and Conflict Management

The center provides education, training and services in the broad field of negotiations and conflict prevention, management and resolution. The center emphasizes efforts to disseminate and apply conflict management skills to nourish relationships with the community that will sustain and improve social harmony and increase economic productivity. The center runs a 42-credit Master's program in Negotiations and Conflict Management. (continue)

Antioch University – Ph.D. in Leadership and Change

This is a distinctive, intensive-residency, doctoral program that combines faculty-mentored, individualized learning in the student's area of professional interest with a challenging interdisciplinary core curriculum. The focus of the program is on understanding and leading organizational change. (continue)

Assessing Campus Diversity Initiatives: A Guide for Campus Practitioners

This 184-page guide provides tips and tools for designing and developing effective diversity evaluations. Topics addressed include the need for assessment, designing an evaluation plan, institutional context, audience, data collection and analysis, performance indicators, and theoretical models. An appendix also includes sample assessment and evaluation tools from campuses across the country. (continue)

Embedding Dialogue on a University Campus

Many institutions of higher education use dialogue as a communication tool to engage and involve the campus community itself as well as surrounding communities. This workshop at NCDD's 2006 conference focused on how three institutions have begun to integrate and embed the process of dialogue into university life - and here is where you can find all six handouts from this well-received session. (continue)

Simon Fraser University – The Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue

A conference centre located in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada), the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue is dedicated to understanding effective communication. Dialogue activities include undergraduate courses, graduate internships, professional development and programs of research into the application of dialogue and of lessons learned from experience. (continue)

Institute for Social and European Studies – Masters Degree in International Relations and European Studies

ISES in collaboration with Budapest Corvinus University (the degree issuing institution) provides students with the opportunity to obtain theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of international relations, economics, political science, history and sociology. ISES provides a variety of programs and services during the academic year which will make your stay in Hungary a rewarding and enriching experience. You will be part of an international student body of approximately 30 students and have the opportunity to meet outstanding professors from around the world. Credits are transferable to most universities. (continue)

Bibliography: “Campus climate” reports

Originally compiled by Robin Miller for the National Consortium of Directors of LGBT Resources in Higher Education. Last updated October 22, 2002. (continue)

Speaking of Politics: Preparing College Students for Democratic Citizenship through Deliberative Dialogue

This book follows the 'Democracy Fellows' - a group of 30 college students during their four years at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina - to discover whether their experiences in learning and practicing deliberation might counteract the alienation from public life that has overtaken so many young Americans today. Their research design included classroom learning and practical experiences in organizing and conducting deliberative forums both on campus and in the Winston-Salem community. Observations gleaned from interviews, focus groups, and surveys of a comparison group and the larger student population indicate that, upon graduation, the Democracy Fellows had the skills and the interests needed to become more involved and responsible citizens than their fellow students. (continue)

University of Massachusetts, Amherst – Social Justice Education Program

Social Justice Education is an interdisciplinary program of study with a focus on social diversity and social justice education particularly as they apply to formal educational systems, kindergarten through higher education. The masters concentration focuses on reflective practice; the doctoral concentration focuses on research informed by reflective practice. Our goals are to generate knowledge about social justice education and to apply new knowledge to the design and delivery of effective social justice educational programs. The Social Justice Education Program boasts a strong intergroup dialogue component run by Ximena Zuniga. (continue)

Georgetown University – Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution

From Darfur to Iraq to Washington D.C., disputes over politics, culture, resources, and religion have given rise to the need for new and creative approaches to resolving conflict. While deeply-rooted conflicts are often not fully resolved, they may be transformed from heated or violent disputes into more manageable, peaceful forms. The Georgetown M.A. Program in Conflict Resolution seeks to equip its graduates with the theoretical and practical tools necessary to better understand the nature of, and solutions to, many types and degrees of conflict. (continue)

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