Pedagogy at PON

Pedagogy at PON is dedicated to improving the way people teach and learn about negotiation and dispute resolution. Incorporating and expanding on the historical mission of the Teaching Negotiation Resource Center, Pedagogy at PON serves as an intellectual focal point for negotiation education through research, curriculum development, training, and networking. The mission of Pedagogy at PON is to

  • contribute to the growing field of negotiation and dispute resolution pedagogy through research and publications;
  • support experienced and next-generation negotiation and dispute resolution educators through workshops, idea exchanges, and other educator-focused events;
  • foster connections between communities of negotiation and dispute resolution educators and scholars;
  • develop and distribute teaching materials that are useful in skills-based negotiation and dispute resolution instruction; and
  • explore and test the application of new technologies to improve teaching and learning about negotiation and dispute resolution.
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Boosting Active Engagement while Teaching Online: Pedagogy in a Pandemic

Lara SanPietro   •  10/01/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

negotiate online

How do you combat Zoom fatigue with your students when teaching online? How do you encourage students to participate in group discussions when they are physically removed from their peers? Now that teachers and trainers have had their first taste of remote learning, and might be facing another semester of virtual classes, the Teaching Negotiation … Read More 

Tips for Teaching Simulations Online: Q&A with David Seibel

Lara SanPietro   •  09/18/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Teaching Simulations Online

Check out the video from our session on teaching simulations online to pick up tips for running negotiation exercises remotely!
Apprehensive about using role-play simulations in your remote or online blended course? Pick up tips on how to make simulations run smoothly over video, including how to best manage breakouts, run multiparty simulations, report results, distribute … Read More 

Prepare for the Semester: Negotiation Pedagogy Articles from the Negotiation Journal

Lara SanPietro   •  08/04/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Negotiation Journal

Whether you are going to be teaching negotiation next semester for the first time, or are a seasoned negotiation instructor, insightful research in negotiation pedagogy can help you approach your course in more effective and innovative ways. The Negotiation Journal, from the Program on Negotiation (PON), has a collection of articles on negotiation pedagogy that … Read More 

Teaching Online: Negotiation Pedagogy in a Pandemic

Lara SanPietro   •  07/17/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

How do we adapt learning objectives to online instruction?
As the Coronavirus spreads around the world, many universities are moving to a remote learning structure with online classes. This raises a very crucial question for instructors: how do you transition a course designed to be in-person into an online format while ensuring students remain engaged and … Read More 

Check Out Videos from the PON Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation

Lara SanPietro   •  05/29/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

AI, Technology, and Negotiation Conference

PON Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation
On May 17th and 18th, 2020 the Program on Negotiation (PON) hosted a virtual working conference on AI, technology, and negotiation. The PON Working Conference on AI, Technology, and Negotiation was designed to:

 

Convene scholars, teachers, and practitioners to share insights, experiences, tools, and their expectations for further developments.
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Moving Online: Pedagogy in a Pandemic

Lara SanPietro   •  03/19/2020   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

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While teachers and trainers around the world work to transition their courses into remote formats, we asked some of our experienced online teachers to share their experiences with the Teaching Negotiation Resource Center (TNRC) so as to provide insights to those who might be working to teach online for the first time.

Samuel “Mooly” Dinnar is … Read More 

2019 Negotiation Pedagogy Conference

Lara SanPietro   •  10/31/2019   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Negotiation Pedagogy Conference

Join us in Cambridge on Friday, November 15th, 2019 for a conference on excellence and innovation in teaching negotiation.
The Teaching Negotiation Resource Center (TNRC) at the inter-university Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to announce that the 2019 Negotiation Pedagogy Conference will take place on Friday, November 15th, 2019 at Harvard Law … Read More 

Teaching Negotiation Online: Where Do We Start?

Lara SanPietro   •  12/20/2018   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

Teaching Negotiation Online

Best Practices of Course Design and Delivery When Teaching Negotiation Online
At the May, 2018 Teaching Negotiation Resource Center (TNRC) Faculty Seminar, Professors Lawrence Susskind and Michael Wheeler discussed the pedagogical implications of teaching negotiation online.

In a follow-up to the December, 2017 TNRC Faculty Seminar on Gauging Effectiveness in Teaching Negotiation, Professor Susskind and Professor Wheeler  … Read More 

What Are Our Students Actually Learning? Gauging Effectiveness in Teaching Negotiation

Lara SanPietro   •  03/26/2018   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON, Teaching Negotiation

gauging effectiveness teaching negotiation

Ways of Gauging Effectiveness in Teaching Negotiation
Most instructors aspire to do more than simply teach students about negotiation. They want to teach students how to negotiate more effectively. That’s an ambitious goal, given the complexity of the process. Negotiation success requires keen analysis and deft social skills, along with a mix of confidence and humility. … Read More 

From Intellectual Awareness to Living Craft: A Window into Negotiated Rule-making

PON Staff   •  02/28/2013   •  Filed in Pedagogy at PON

By Bruno Verdini

Dirty Stuff II is a five-party, multi-issue, facilitated negotiation game that explores the theory and practice of negotiated rule-making (a process that public agencies in the United States can use to draft regulations). Accessible to students, activists, managers, scientists, and decision-makers, the exercise explores collaborative approaches to formulating restrictions on the production and … Read More 

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