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Unit of Study LAW00216 - Mediation Practice and Procedure (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe the mediation process and outline strategies for maintaining a balanced position while managing the negotiation process
2 demonstrate and defend various mediator interventions and practical strategies across a range of mediation situations
3 demonstrate understanding of the nature of conflict, including the dynamics of power and violence, communication patterns in conflict and negotiation situations, and the influence of cross-cultural issues
4 demonstrate practical mediation skills and techniques appropriate to particular types of legal disputes
5 demonstrate the ethical and legal requirements of a mediator.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe the mediation process and outline strategies for maintaining a balanced position while managing the negotiation process
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate and defend various mediator interventions and practical strategies across a range of mediation situations
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate understanding of the nature of conflict, including the dynamics of power and violence, communication patterns in conflict and negotiation situations, and the influence of cross-cultural issues
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. demonstrate practical mediation skills and techniques appropriate to particular types of legal disputes
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate the ethical and legal requirements of a mediator.
    • GA3:
    • GA4: