Legal Studies 489: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a course in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, and Human Services at Athabasca University. This course may be taken on its own, or as part of another program. The course has been designed for individualized study, in which you study at your own pace, with online support and assistance from a tutor, and online submission of your assignments for credit. The course must be completed within six months, although extensions may be granted. It can be completed sooner if you have the time to devote to it.
The course is designed to provide you with practical knowledge that will be useful to you in all areas of your life where you may encounter conflicts, disputes, and claims.
This Course Information is designed to supply you with essential information about the course and the procedures you should follow to complete the course successfully. Before you begin your course work, read it carefully. If you have any questions about the course itself, or how to proceed with your studies, please contact your tutor or the course coordinator.
We hope you enjoy Alternative Dispute Resolution. When you have completed this course, we hope that you will consider enrolling in other courses in Criminal Justice, Legal Studies, or Human Services.