Checking date: 25/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Study: Master in Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (318)

Coordinating teacher: JULLIEN DE ASIS, JESSICA LAURA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
- Introduction to mediation. Concepts and fields - Techniques for mediators - Introduction to negotiation - Negotiation processes and techniques
BASIC SKILLS -The ability of students to apply the broader (or multidisciplinary) acquired knowledge and ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within contexts related to their field of study. -The ability of students to integrate knowledge and handle the complexity of formulating judgments based on information that, albeit incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments. -The learning skills that enable students to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous. GENERAL SKILLS -The ability of students to identify the conflict, as well as its specificities and dynamics. SPECIFIC SKILLS -Mastering each of the techniques used in the various fields as well as the basic communication skills used therein. -Selecting cases that can be addressed and handled through the use of electronic means. -Mastering basic communication skills. -Developing in practice the knowledge acquired in other forms of dispute resolution, allowing for a committed and more constructive exercise of the legal framework. -Applying knowledge to the design of a conflict resolution system. -Nimbly handling the specificities of the subject chosen as the core of one's work , including issues pertaining to concerns emerging from the field of alternative dispute resolution. LEARNING OUTCOMES -At the end of this subject, students will have acquired the necessary knowledge with regard to the operation and development of the different conflict resolution methods studied, the law applicable to them, where applicable, as well as the different techniques and specific communication tools. -Thus, they will be able to design a model of a conflict resolution system in detail, and analyse each of the aspects studied previously.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
- Collaborative Law: concept, origins and current situation - How to impulse a committed and constructive practice of Law, which generates peace and brings along new values in society - Appreciative dialogue - Restorative circles - Facilitation - Expert evaluation - Hybrids: med-arb, arb-med...
Learning activities and methodology
TRAINING ACTIVITIES Online part: presentation of the theoretical material, analysis of practical cases, individual and group practices, individual student work. Classroom part: seminar with invited speakers, practices, resolution of doubts. TEACHING METHODOLOGIES - Availability of materials (including audiovisual material) through the Aula Global platform in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. - Resolution of practical cases, tasks, etc. raised by the teacher, individually or in a group. - Exhibition and discussion in the week forum of topics related to the content of the subject proposed by the teacher and moderated by himself - Development of individual or group work. - Critical reading of texts recommended by the professor of the subject: Press articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for later discussion or reflection, or to broaden and consolidate the knowledge of the subject
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 60
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Lederach, J.P.. El abecé de la paz y los conflictos. Educación para la paz. Catarata (Madrid). 2013
  • Madrid Liras, S.. Entrevista motivacional. Revista de Mediación 7. 2014 nº 1
  • Rodríguez Fernández, G.. Diálogos apreciativos. El socioconstruccionismo en acción. Dykinson . 2008
  • SOLETO MUÑOZ, H. y RUIZ LÓPEZ C.. Anuario de Mediación y solución de conflictos. "Elementos esenciales del derecho colaborativo". Reus. 2016. Nº3
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Alzate Sáez de Heredia, R.; Merino Ortiz, C.. Open Space: calidad e innovación en los procesos de mediación¿, en San Luís, E., Aportaciones de la mediación en el marco de la prevención, gestión y solución de conflictos familiares. . Comares. 2012
  • Brown, J.; Isaacs, D.. World Café: el Nuevo paradigma de comunicación organizacional. Compañía Editorial Continental. 2006
  • Coser, L.. Nuevos aportes a la teoría del conflicto social. Amorrortu. 1970
  • Curle, A.. Conflictividad y pacificación. Heder. 1978
  • Fisas Armengol, V.. Cultura de paz y gestión de conflictos. Icaria (Barcelona). 1994
  • Galtung, J.. Paz por medios pacíficos. Paz y conflicto, desarrollo y civilización. Gernika Gogoratuz (Bilbao). 2003
  • Galtung, J.. Paz por medios pacíficos. Paz y conflicto, desarrollo y civilización. Gernika Gogoratuz. 2003
  • González-Cuéllar Serrano, N. (dir). Mediación: un método de ? de conflictos. Cólex. 2010
  • Valls Rius, A.. Gestión Cooperativa de Conflictos: MedArb y otras figuras posibles¿ en González-Cuellar Serrano, N. (dir.), Mediación: un método de solución de conflictos. Estudio interdisciplinar. Colex. 2010
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