Creative Mediation

Author: Thomas Glick

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781470079512

Category: Law

Page: 124

View: 2362

Did you ever wonder how to help two parties resolve a dispute where everyone wins? How to help two feuding neighbors?This book is designed to offer mediation tips through unique and creative approaches. This book is for the causal reader of negotiations to the student of mediation. From the professional mediator to the every day peace maker. Each chapter is based on an actual event to help illustrate the various approaches and techniques.

The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries

Author: Candace Jones,Mark Lorenzen,Jonathan Sapsed

Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

ISBN: 0199603510

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 554

View: 1514

The creative industries are an important part of modern economies, recognised increasingly by governments, firms and the general public as sources of beauty and expression as well as financial value and employment. Scholars have produced growing creative industries research, but thus far this work has been distributed across fields of business and management, economics, geography, law, or studies of individual sectors or activities like design or media. This authoritative handbook collects together the distilled knowledge of these areas into a single source. It first addresses fundamentals of how creativity occurs in individuals, teams, networks and cities, then covers perspectives on how this creativity is realised as various kinds of value through work, entrepreneurs, symbolism, and stardom. The organisation of creative industries is then reviewed such as project ecologies, events, genres and user innovation. Social and economic structures and activities such as sunk costs, spillovers, brokerage and disintermediation are reviewed, and finally the Handbook addresses policy and development, examining the changing landscapes of copyright protection as well as the emerging economies forming new centres of creative industry through global value chains.This is a comprehensive reference work with twenty-seven chapters by leading international experts.

What Teachers Do

Changing Policy and Practice in Primary Education

Author: Andrew Pollard,Patricia Broadfoot,Elizabeth McNess,Marilyn Osborn,Pat Triggs

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1847143520

Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 363

A comprehensive analysis of the work of teachers as it impinges on children, colleagues, other professionals, managers, parents, the community, and educational policy. In the process it relates theoretical perspectives to 15 detailed case studies.

Readings for Reflective Teaching

Author: Andrew Pollard

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826451149

Category: Education

Page: 416

View: 1586

This unique book provides the reader with a mini-library of over one hundred readings containing: --both classic and contemporary readings--international contributors--material drawn from books and journalsAn essential reference resource in its own right, Readings for Reflective Teaching also contains numerous cross-references to Andrew Pollards Reflective Teaching.

Life After New Media

Mediation as a Vital Process

Author: Sarah Kember,Joanna Zylinska

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262018195

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

View: 2097

A call for a "rigorous cross-disciplinary interventions and inventions that will be equally at home with critical theory and media practice and will be prepared and able to make a difference--academically, institutionally, politically, ethically, and aesthetically" (p. 201).

Creative Learning in the Primary School

Author: Bob Jeffrey,Peter Woods

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134039875

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 8868

Creative Learning in the Primary School uses ethnographic research to consider the main features of creative teaching and learning within the context of contemporary policy reforms. In particular, the authors are interested in the clash between two oppositional discourses - creativity and performativity - and how they are resolved in creative teacher practice. The book complements previous work by these authors on creative teaching by giving more consideration to creative learning. The first section of the book explores the nature of creative teaching and learning by examining four key features: relevance, control, ownership and innovation. The authors devote a chapter to each of these aspects, outlining their properties and illustrating them with a wide range of examples, mainly from recent practice in primary schools. The second section presents some instructive examples of schools promoting creative learning, and how creative primary schools have responded to the policy reforms of recent years. The chapters focus specifically on: how pupils act as a powerful resource for creative learning for each other and for their teachers; how teachers have appropriated the reforms to enhance their creativity; and how one school has moved over a period of ten years from heavy constraint to high creativity. The blend of analysis, case-study material and implications for practice will make this book attractive to primary teachers, school managers, policy makers, teacher educators and researchers.

I Am Here Now

A Creative Mindfulness Guide and Journal

Author: The Mindfulness Project

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399184449

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 192

View: 1566

Mindfulness is the simple and powerful practice of training your attention. It's simple in that it's just about paying attention to what's happening here and now, and powerful because it can keep you from getting lost in thoughts about the future or past, which often generate more stress on top of the real pressures of everyday life. While learning to live in the moment, the joyful mindfulness exercises, meditations, coloring pages, and habit-breakers in this beautifully designed and illustrated book will challenge your powers of observation, investigation, and cultivation while bringing new awareness to your senses, thoughts, and emotions. I Am Here Now inspires readers to explore the world with greater curiosity and find moments of mindfulness in everyday life, while unleashing your creativity along the way.

Reflective Teaching

Author: Andrew Pollard,Janet Collins

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826473950

Category: Education

Page: 503

View: 5541

Reflective Teaching is the definitive textbook for reflective classroom professionalism. It offers support for trainee teachers, mentors, newly qualified teachers and for continuous professional development. This second edition has been revised and updated to enhance classroom use.

Mediation Representation

Advocating as Problem Solver

Author: Harold I. Abramson

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454838272

Category: Law

Page: 484

View: 8624

The original, highly accessible text in Mediation Representation: Advocating as a Problem-Solver highlights critical choices and explores every step of the process, from advising clients on the mediation option through preparing cases for the session to appearing in pre-mediation conferences, sessions, and post-sessions. Students learn how to effectively present opening statements and represent clients in joint sessions. Techniques for overcoming impasses, dealing with emotions, and resolving moneyed disputes are explored, and consideration is given to generating forward movement in the process while uncovering creative solutions. Mediation Representation: Advocating as a Problem-Solver navigates mediation-related legal and ethical issues and considers alternative processes for resolving unsettled issues. A culturally neutral framework allows for representing diverse clients. Helpful appendixes are included that cover decision-trees, sample agreements, active listening, and effective questioning. Features: original, accessible text that highlights critical choices in mediation covers every step of the process advising clients on the mediation option preparing cases and clients for the mediation session appearing in pre-mediation conferences, sessions, and post-sessions shows how to effectively present opening statements and represent clients in joint sessions presents techniques for overcoming impasses, dealing with emotions, and resolving moneyed disputes considers how to generate movement and uncover creative solutions navigates mediation-related legal and ethical issues considers alternative processes for resolving unsettled issues provides a culturally neutral framework for representing diverse clients includes helpful appendixes on decision-trees, sample agreements, active listening, and effective questioning

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity

Author: Rodney H. Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317439953

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 534

View: 3957

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity provides an introduction to and survey of a wide range of perspectives on the relationship between language and creativity. Defining this complex and multifaceted field, this book introduces a conceptual framework through which the various definitions of language and creativity can be explored. Divided into four parts, it covers: different aspects of language and creativity, including dialogue, metaphor and humour literary creativity, including narrative and poetry multimodal and multimedia creativity, in areas such as music, graffiti and the internet creativity in language teaching and learning. With over 30 chapters written by a group of leading academics from around the world, The Routledge Handbook of Language and Creativity will serve as an important reference for students and scholars in the fields of English language studies, applied linguistics, education, and communication studies.

The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment

Author: Dominic Wyse,Louise Hayward,Jessica Pandya

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473952735

Category: Education

Page: 1104

View: 8156

The research and debates surrounding curriculum, pedagogy and assessment are ever-growing and are of constant importance around the globe. With two volumes - containing chapters from highly respected researchers, whose work has been critical to understanding and building expertise in the field – The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment focuses on examining how curriculum is treated and developed, and its impact on pedagogy and assessment worldwide. The Handbook is organised into five thematic sections, considering: · The epistemology and methodology of curriculum · Curriculum and pedagogy · Curriculum subjects · Areas of the curriculum · Assessment and the curriculum · The curriculum and educational policy The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment’s breadth and rigour will make it essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students around the world.

AAA Handbook on Mediation - Second Edition

Author: American Arbitration Association

Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1933833505

Category: Law

Page: 820

View: 6232

Assembled from Dispute Resolution Journal - the flagship publication of the American Arbitration Association - the chapters in the Handbook have all, where necessary, been revised and updated prior to publication. The book is succinct, comprehensive and a practical introduction to the use of arbitration and ADR, written by leading practitioners and scholars. The Handbook begins with a thorough introduction into the practice of mediation and offers advice and strategies in preparing for and conducting successful mediations. It explores the use of mediator evaluations, (i.e. opinions as to the likely outcome or value of legal claims), reframing (i.e. restating or rephrasing statements of conflict), risk analysis, the underlying psychology and bridging of cultural gaps, among many other areas included to assist mediators in achieving the best results. Attorneys are provided with guidance on establishing a mediation practice, preparing clients for mediation, negotiation tactics, and how to answer a client’s questions regarding the process of mediation. It discusses confidentiality and ethics in mediation and also addresses the use of mediation in specific types of disputes, such as business to business matters, construction, medical malpractice, governmental agencies including environmental agencies, and in the workplace. Lastly, it touches on various mediation issues as they arise in the legal system. The chapters were selected from an extensive body of writings and, in the main, represent world-class assessments of arbitration and ADR practice. All the major facets of the field are addressed and provide the reader with comprehensive and accurate information, lucid evaluations, and an indication of future developments. They not only acquaint, but also ground the reader in the field.

Semiotic Mediation

Sociocultural and Psychological Perspectives

Author: Elizabeth Mertz

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483288862

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 394

View: 2411

Semiotic Mediation: Sociocultural and Psychological Perspectives provides the theoretical and empirical direction toward the synthesis of the subjective, developmental, or cognitive aspects of semiotic processes in a psychological context, and the historical, institutional, and ideological grounding of sign systems in sociocultural contexts. The book is divided into three sections that show the theoretical rationale and empirical consequences of cross-disciplinary research into semiotic processes. Part I provides a comprehensive theoretical foundation, with analysis and exegesis of work on semiotic mediation by theorists such as Peirce, Vygotsky, Bakhtin, Whorf, Saussure, and Frege. Part II presents empirical case studies that range across the fields of developmental psychology, cultural anthropology, sociolinguistics, and history of religion. Linking together these diverse data bases and research methodologies are crosscutting concerns with four dimensions of semiotic mediation. The third part is a section comprised of commentaries on the organization and themes of metasemiotic representation. The concluding chapter sketches the philosophical history of the notion of semiotic mediation and then synthesizes the volume's empirical studies in terms of directions for future research. Anthropologists, psycholinguists, psychosociologists, and linguistics experts will find the book invaluable.

You Are a Message

Meditations for the Creative Entrepreneur

Author: Guillaume Wolf

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781515258827

Category: Creative ability

Page: 304

View: 2955

"You Are a Message is for the creative entrepreneur. Now that you started your creative journey, it’s time to promote your work and learn how to build a meaningful brand. This book covers fundamentals of brand-creation. It’s the book that shows how you can create a creative business while remaining true to your own values."--Author's website.

The One Mediator

The Operation of the Son of God in Nature and in Grace. Eight Lectures Delivered Before the University of Oxford in the Year 1882 on the Foundation of the Late Rev. John Bampton

Author: Peter Goldsmith Medd

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Grace (Theology)

Page: 584

View: 6336

Girls, Autobiography, Media

Gender and Self-Mediation in Digital Economies

Author: Emma Maguire

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331974237X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 216

View: 4966

This book investigates how girls’ automedial selves are constituted and consumed as literary or media products in a digital landscape dominated by intimate, though quite public, modes of self-disclosure and pervaded by broader practices of self-branding. In thinking about how girlhood as a potentially vulnerable subject position circulates as a commodity, Girls, Autobiography, Media argues that by using digital technologies to write themselves into culture, girls and young women are staking a claim on public space and asserting the right to create and distribute their own representations of girlhood. Their texts—in the form of blogs, vlogs, photo-sharing platforms, online diaries and fangirl identities—show how they navigate the sometimes hostile conditions of online spaces in order to become narrators of their own lives and stories. By examining case studies across different digital forms of self-presentation by girls and young women, this book considers how mediation and autobiographical practices are deeply interlinked, and it highlights the significant contribution girls and young women have made to contemporary digital forms of life narrative.

How to Mediate Like a Pro

42 Rules for Mediating Disputes

Author: Mary Greenwood

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595469620

Category: Law

Page: 104

View: 3572

For over twenty-five years, Author Mary Greenwood has been resolving disputes in her professional career as an Attorney, Mediator, Human Resources Director, Union Negotiator, and Labor Arbitrator. Her book how to Negotiate Like a Pro, Which has won six book awards, was based on her experience as a Union Negotiator, the sequel how to Mediate Like a Pro is based on her experience as a Mediator in over 7000 cases. Greenwood noticed that there were certain Rules or characteristics of the cases that settled that were not present in the cases that did not settle. Greenwood lists each Rule and Script and offers a concise explanation on how and when to use it in Mediation. How to Mediate Like a Pro presents strategles and practical tips for the Mediation process it will give you insight on how to deal with difficult parties how to break an impasse and how to close the deal. After you read this book, you will be able to Mediate Like A Pro.

Dissociation, Mindfulness, and Creative Meditations

Trauma-Informed Practices to Facilitate Growth

Author: Christine C. Forner

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317560965

Category: Psychology

Page: 182

View: 6639

Dissociation, Mindfulness, and Creative Meditations explores the potential of mindfulness and explains why this level of developmental human achievement is so precarious within traumatic stress, especially traumatic dissociation. Chapters discuss the connection and disconnection between mindfulness and dissociative disorders and highlight the importance of gently creating a mindfulness practice for traumatized individuals. Readers will learn how to exercise the part of the brain that is responsible for mindfulness and how to regulate the part that is responsible for dissociation, and they’ll come away from the book with tips that will help even the most dissociative client to reap the benefits of mindfulness practices.