SMALL GRP CONFLCT MANAGEMENT

An exploration of various conceptions and types of conflict and the role of argumentation in managing and/or resolving conflict. The study examines problem solving and decision making as common contexts in which argument occurs and conflict arises, and a continuum from formal to informal modes of conflict management/resolution is discussed and practiced by the students. Specific areas covered include formal debate, negotiation, arbitration, and the legal system.

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
COM
Course Number: 
371
Academic Program(s): 
Communication Arts