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NCJ Number: 120961 Find in a Library
Title: Conflict Resolution in Elementary and Secondary Education
Journal: Mediation Quarterly  Volume:7  Issue:1  Dated:(Fall 1989)  Pages:73-87
Author(s): J Levy
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 15
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Traditionally public school curricula have treated conflict not as an opportunity for skill development but as a body of knowledge.
Abstract: Programs featuring mediation, cooperative learning, and cross-cultural communication have increasingly become more common. However, conflict resolution (CR) curricula should be designed to carefully consider purpose, audience, and outcomes. Guidelines for writing and implementing CR curricula are offered along with a framework for reflection and a directory of 22 programs is included. 25 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Conflict resolution
Index Term(s): Elementary school education; High school education; Mediation training
Note: Portions of this paper appeared in "Curriculum/Instruction in Conflict Resolution for Elementary and Secondary Education" (Current Research on Peace and Violence, V 9, N 3 (1986))
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