"Krista... I, too, like the concept/term of 'digital citizenship'. Thanks for that! Teaching citizenship skills to young people is important, yet specifying 'digital' gives the topic, citizenship, focus, and makes it easier…"
"Hi Justin. i like the work you're doing; a lot!
How do you envision making the data available? Will there be some sort of analytics engine that can be used (via user interface); e.g., to conduct queries, identify variances, trends,…"
"Good question Bill. I think you're onto something with tools like Tonecheck. It would be awesome to have a set of ODR tools that could gauge our emotional state (maybe based on non-verbal communication cues... hello Jeff Thompson…"
"Excellent discussion. I'm reminded of a PBS Newshour clip last night about the role, and crazy amount, of social data aggregation taking place (including from your computer!), as part of the tactical wind-down to the US elections.…"
"Good points raised all through this discussion. I'll try not to mess things up. :)
Picking up on the emotional + legal aspects (Darin), and the hybrid approach (mentioned by several)... my experience working with ODR is that all…"
If you are looking for an opportunity for “experiential” learning, may I boldly suggest you participate in a Twitter chat. Last week, I participated in the monthly ADRHub.com Twitter chat, along with a dozen other mediators and professionals (plus a few lurkers?) who practice non-adversarial approaches to conflict resolution. Here’s what I got out of it:had funfelt…See More
"Wonderful analogy, Ben. Another smilarity comes to mind: in doing their work, both the railway switchman and the mediator are fully present and alive to the ongoing (and sometimes abrupt!) changes in the relationships and connections."
The railway switchman and the mediator. So different, yet so much alike. Both focus on relationships.The switchman:Knows where the trains are coming fromSees where the trains want to goLooks ahead to the crossings and transfer pointsSafely guides the trains forward to their new destinationsLike a switchman, the mediator helps the parties:Understand their current situationImagine…See More
This coming Wednesday I am super excited (‘stoked’ in modern parlance) to be co-hosting a Twitter chat for ADR professionals with the dynamic Jeff Thompson (@mediatorjeff on Twitter) from New York City… collaborating, coast to coast.I’m filling in for regular co-host Jason Dykstra (@jasondyk), another social mediator dynamo. Twitter chat for ADR professionals…See More
"Excellent points being made here. Going back to one of Ian’s central issues for this dscussion, “the present reality of diversity and difference”...
In Canada (my home), multiculturalism is enshrined in our Charter…"
"This is fascinating stuff, Noam. Thanks for sharing your insights (and humor)... So many ideas and notions to explore, and maybe adapt to one's own context.
The use of writing symbols particularly struck a nerve... my own experiences,…"
What is your ADR experience? (trainings and education)
Mediator of eBay disputes (2003-2006)
Mediator in British Columbia court (2002-)
Private mediator (2010-)
Trained at Justice Institute of BC and apprenticed (and still involved as mentor) with BC Court Mediation Program
What, if any, ADR organizations or groups do you belong to?
BC Mediator Roster
Victoria Restorative Justice Society
Values-based Business Network
If you are looking for an opportunity for “experiential” learning, may I boldly suggest you participate in a Twitter chat.
Last week, I participated in the monthly ADRHub.com Twitter chat, along with a dozen other mediators and professionals (plus a few lurkers?) who practice non-adversarial approaches to conflict resolution.
The coaches’ coach. That’s sort of how I think of Cinnie Noble (pictured right). I’ve gotten to know Cinnie a bit over the last couple of years, through social media, and via reading her excellent book,…
This coming Wednesday I am super excited (‘stoked’ in modern parlance) to be co-hosting a Twitter chat for ADR professionals with the dynamic Jeff Thompson (@mediatorjeff on Twitter) from New York City… collaborating, coast to coast.