Tuesday, August 28, 2012

FLOWHE Brown Bag for Sharing and Networking

The Florida Office of Women in Higher Education (FLOWHE) at UNF will be hosting a Brown Bag Lunch for Sharing and Networking Event.

Conflict Resolution in Higher Education
with Dr. Candice Carter, Associate Professor, College of Education & Human Services, UNF

Thursday, August 30, 2012
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
University of North Florida; Student Union West – Building 58W, Room 3804
Bring your Lunch!

Interactions in higher education constitute informal instruction as well as formal lessons in courses. Administrators and other leaders across the campus community provide models for conflict management that has two goals: resolution and transformation.  This session will clarify the two goals and present some methods that have been useful for accomplishing them. Participants will share their knowledge of pro-social methods that have been useful for conflict resolution and transformation. Pro-social approaches to conflict are attentive to the needs of everyone in a conflict.

About the Presenter:
Candice C. Carter Ph.D. is an associate professor at the University of North Florida, USA. Her research and scholarship topics include: conflict transformation, peace education, history/social studies instruction, citizenship education, and peace through arts. She serves in many international and national peace, education and policy organizations. Professor Carter designs and facilitates peace education programs in all levels of education, including the interdisciplinary Conflict Transformation Program at the University of North Florida.

For more information on FLOWHE, please contact our FLOWHE Institutional representatives:
Florida State College at Jacksonville:   Karen Arlington, karen.arlington@fscj.edu or 633-8317 or
University of North Florida:   Dr. Lynn Jones, lcjones@unf.edu or 620-1394

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