Results of ACR Hawaii Pilot Project Virtual Mediation Lab To Be Announced Publicly Wed. June 6, 2012

Wed. June 6, 2012 we will announce the official results of our pilot project Virtual Mediation Lab – Mediation Skills Development Around the World with Skype.

The results of 50 online mediation simulations with Skype, run with 62 mediators from 22 countries, will be presented in a 9-page pdf document, which will cover the following points:

  1. Introduction
  2. VML Simulations Format
  3. Two Simulation Settings
  4. Bottom Line: Were VML Simulations Useful or Were They a Waste of Time?
  5. VML Final Survey
    • Assessment of Virtual Mediation Lab
    • Assessment of Skype
    • Comments and Suggestions for ACR Hawaii
    • Which Parts of the Simulations Did You Like the Most?
    • Would You Like VML to Continue?
    • Would You Recommend VML to Other Mediators or Mediation Organizations?
    • If VML Were to Continue, Which Additional Features Should Be Offered?
  6. Interviews with VML Mediators
  7. Much More Than Mediation Skills Development
  8. Guest Speakers
  9. Hardware and Software Used for VML
  10. Tasks Necessary to Run, Manage and Promote VML
  11. Additional Information

After the above pdf document will be posted on this website, it can be printed, downloaded, and shared with any mediator and mediation organizations around the world interested in our project.

Giuseppe Leone

PLEASE NOTE – We no longer use Skype for our online mediation simulations. Instead, we now use a video collaboration software called Zoom (Pro version)

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