College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

PEAC 022. Peace Education


EDUC 022  
In this introductory course, students will explore the historical, ethical, and theoretical foundations of peace education, a subfield of peace and conflict studies. Students will consider different approaches towards peace education: should peace education be oriented towards eliminating physical violence? Facilitating co-existence and understanding? Teaching human rights or citizenship? Empowering the dispossessed and eliminating inequality and injustice? Is peace education best integrated in the existing schooling system, an extracurricular activity, or should it be distinct from schooling? Using case studies, students will critically examine different types of peace education and explore existing research on how they do-or do not-work.
Social Science.
1 credit.
Eligible for PEAC
Catalog chapter: Peace and Conflict Studies  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/peace-conflict-studies


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