Nathan Bedford Forrest School Re-naming Conflict (a Briefing)

Dec 15, 2008 by Student

This podcast was produced by Barbara Jones, a student in the 2008 session of Roots of Social Conflict (DR7100), a course in the Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution Program at Wayne State University. Barbara took our conflict briefing paper assignment and jazzed it up to create an audio version that of necessity covers a complex case in a short time. The case involves a dispute over renaming a High School in Florida that was named after former KKK leader Nathan Bedford Forrest. Listen and learn! BW

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Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution at WSU

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Robert Ackerman Speaks on Astride Two Worlds - Lawyers and Other Professionals in Dispute Resolution

Nov 1, 2008 by Bill

This is a recording of the 4th annual Stanley “Hank” Marx Lecture Series In Dispute Resolution held at Wayne State University. Our speaker this year is the new Dean of Wayne State’s Law School and a longtime advocate for alternative dispute resolution, Robert M. Ackerman. The talk was entitled “Astride Two Worlds: Lawyers and Other Professionals in Dispute Resolution” and featured a distinguished panel of respondents: Sheldon G. Larky, Esq, Howard Lischeron, Executive Director, Wayne Mediation Center and Janice Tracht, LMSW, ACSW, BCD. The event occurred on Monday, October 20, 2008 and was one of the ways that Wayne State University and it’s Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution program celebrated Conflict Resolution Day.

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More Information on the Lecture Series
MADR Program
Link to information on the Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution at WSU

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Finding Hidden Gems Online

Dec 16, 2006 by Bill

This podcast is from the Emerging Technology for Scholars series Bill Warters hosts for the Office of Teaching and Learning at Wayne State University. We explore tips for searching the so-called invisible web and how to take advantage of open access repositories and learning objects collections. The slides from the session, quite helpful to have while listening, are available as a pdf at

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Slides from this Session
These slides from the session provide links to many of the sources I'm reviewing during the podcast.
Learning Objects Collections Listing
This is a nicely organized and annotated list of Learning Objects collections that we review in the podcast.

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First Podcast - RSS Info Sharing in Conflict Studies

Mar 29, 2005 by Bill

My first podcast! Recorded at the end of March, it set the stage for my participation in this year’s ADR/ODR Cyberweek online conference April 4-8, 2005. I led a forum exploring the possible increased use of RSS for information sharing among members of the Conflict Resolution field.

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ODR Cyberweek 2005
A link to the annual Online Dispute Resolution cyberweek.
Bill Warters' FIPSE funded information sharing clearinghouse.

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