Mismatches Between Mediation Teaching and Practice: A First Community Conversation
ACResolution 2019(1), 16-19
10 Pages Posted: 3 Dec 2020
Date Written: 2019
In this article, Ebner and Johnsen discuss mismatches between how mediation is taught, and how it is practiced. For example, many mediation teachers teach a facilitative model, whereas much of mediation practice is evaluative. Some of these mismatches hint at a disconnect between academia and practice; others, however, are intentional and values-based.
Keywords: Mediation, ADR, Alternative Dispute Resolution, negotiation, facilitative, distributive, positional, evaluative, mismatch, theory, practice, teaching, pedagogy, values, agreement, settlement, cases
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