Fielding Graduate University Announces the Third Graduate level certificate program in Dialogue, Deliberation, and Public Engagement

Fielding Graduate University ( is offering its third innovative certificate course and has expanded the program to University of Sydney, Australia. This year's program dates are August 21, 2006 ?– January 15, 2007. This distinctive program focuses on recent innovations in dialogue, deliberation, and public engagement featuring faculty who have played key roles in developing these approaches. It strives for the development of "virtuosity" in our practice of dialogue and deliberation. Designed and delivered in collaboration with The International Institute for Sustained Dialogue and the Kettering Foundation, it features an outstanding core faculty of scholar-practitioners, (Hal Saunders, Barnett Pearce, Phil Stewart, Keith Melville, Jan Elliott, Lyn Carson), it also features guests in Phone Dialogues who are widely recognized scholars and innovative practitioners. Participants from at least two continents will learn together online, on the phone and will participate in face to face workshops in either the US or Australia. For a course outline and to check out testimonials see To find out more, you can also join a Teleconference Thursday May 11 at 8 pm EDT (New York time) with Core Faculty. If you are unable to participate there will be an autopodium of the call available. To register for the call or the autopodium, email . For directions on how call the audioconference directly, click on the link below.

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Please note that the toll-free number is not available to callers outside the US and Canada: Toll free: 1-866-548-4716; Toll: 1-719-785-9433; Participant Passcode: 158188.

For callers who don't have access to International toll numbers at the time of this call, please contact Nathan Lavin (contact info below) to find an alternate method for you to connect.

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Nathan Lewin
Project Manager, Academic Resources
Fielding Graduate University

800.340.1099 ext. 4015

Added by Amy Lang on May 10, 2006