The non-credit MOOS seminars merge the free and widely accessible reach of massive open online courses with a seminar's exploration of frontier the field issues.
- Invitation / Quick Introduction
- What's New
- MOOS Authors | Project History
- Detailed Program Description
- Introductory Video | Using the MOOS Video
The content and organizational structure of MOOS Seminars and Blogs is designed to meet the needs of five principal audiences: Citizens, Activists, Students (and Educators), Practitioners, and Conflict Experts
- Core Content Blog:
- All Content Blog: (Core Content plus Additional Resources and Colleague Activities):
Additional details on how the various ways to access MOOS content can be found on our Access Page.
Posts are organized in the following annotated syllabi and blogs:
- Conflict Frontiers Seminar - a sustained inquiry into ways of advancing the conflict field,
- Fundamentals Seminars - quick summaries of the field's big and proven ideas,
- Additional Resources - links to informative intractable conflict-related news stories,
- Colleague Activities - highlighting the contributions of our colleagues, and
- Brown Bag Seminars - short, free-standing explorations of intriguing topics:
Conflict Frontiers Seminar 1 -- Understanding the Intractable Conflict Problem
Destructive dynamics associated with intractable conflict are as big a threat as climate change. Find out why!
Identify the Overlay Issues in Dispute
Factual and procedural disputes, framing, miscommunication, and escalation are “overlay problems” that make intractable conflicts even harder to resolve.
Identify the Core Issues
Wonder why conflict mapping matters? This video shows how it can totally change your approach to a conflict.
- Quick Introduction
- The Beyond Intractability Approach
- Quick Start Video
- CRinfo/Beyond Intractability Integration
- Case Studies
- Peacebuilder Profiles
- Personal Reflections
- User Guides
- Interview Segments (by topic)
- Book Summaries
- Article Summaries
- Core MOOS Posts
- Supplemental MOOS Materials
- CRInfo Core Knowledge Overviews
- Affiliate Projects
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