Mediation: Law, Principles and Practice
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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:
Linked to the following assessments:
- Evaluate and independently develop and articulate a coherent critique of core theoretical topics in mediation.
- Understand the nature of disputes and the principal methods of resolving disputes.
- Understand the advantages and disadvantages of mediation as a method of alternative dispute resolution.
- Understand the relationship between mediation and the legal system.
- Understand the legal and ethical aspects of mediation.
- Use mediation skills to resolve disputes based on simulations and case studies
- Understand developments in online Dispute Resolution
IMPORTANT NOTE: IT IS A COMPULSORY REQUIREMENT OF THE PAPER THAT STUDENTS PARTICIPATE AS MEDIATORS AND PARTIES IN THE PRACTICAL MEDIATION ASSESSMENT. STUDENTS WHO DO NOT PARTICIPATE AS MEDIATORS AND PARTIES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE TO PASS THE PAPER.
Requirements for assessed work
Te Piringa - Faculty of Law procedures for the presentation, submission and referencing of course work are set out in the Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Undergraduate Handbook @ p.33 which is available from http://www.waikato.ac.nz/law/undergraduate
Assignment resources are available online at http://www.waikato.ac.nz/law/student
Unless the student is otherwise advised, all work submitted includes the following information, clearly marked on the first page:
Assignment title – where the assignment allows the student a choice of question or topic, the question or topic must appear on the cover sheet along with:
- Student ID
- Paper number and name
- Stream (if applicable)
- Tutorial Group (if applicable)
- Name of Lecturer/Tutor
- Due Date
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
At least one Assessment Component needs to be entered
|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
26 Nov 2018
|2. Practical Mediation||
5 Dec 2018
No set time
|3. In class closed book test; 11:00- 12.30 pm (10 minutes reading time)||
4 Dec 2018
|4. Participation as a party in practical mediation assessment||
5 Dec 2018
No set time
Required and Recommended Readings*
All law students are required to purchase, for use in all law papers, a copy of McLay, Murray & Orpin, New Zealand Law Style Guide, 2nd edition, Thomson Reuters (2011). This is available from Bennetts, at an approximate price of $37 incl GST.
In addition to the texts identified below, the Faculty of Law requires that students purchase the course materials book(s) for this paper. These are available from Waikato Print.
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Linkages to Other Papers*
Prerequisite papers: LEGAL306 or LAWS306
Restricted papers: LAWS449