One Week at a Time
Week 1: Introduction/Getting Stated. Ask students to define peace. Mother T blog due.
Week 2: Defining non-violence. What is it? How long has it been around? How does it work? Reasons for nonviolence. Gandhi blog due.
Week 3: Why does violence occur? Does it accomplish anything? What are the sources of conflict? MKL blog due.
Week 4: History of nonviolence. Travel along a timeline that focuses on peace movements. When has peace worked? What has it accomplished? What resistance has there been to peace? Eleanor Roosevelt blog due.
Week 5: Continue along timeline. Investigate individuals and groups that have been involved in peace. Anwar Sadat blog due.
Week 6: Conflict Studies-analyze different conflicts on each day of class. Ask for various solutions to the conflict and ask how they could have been better handled? Albert Schweitzer blog due.
Week 7: The Ethics of War and Peace. Dag Hammarskjold blog due.
Week 8: Organizations that are currently involved in peace. What are the national implications of nonviolence? Franz Jagaerstatter blog due.
Week 9: How do you get involved in nonviolence? Conflict Resolution introduction. How are nonviolence and conflict resolution different? Albert Einstein blog due.
Week 10: Poverty as a form of violence. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Week 11: Literacy as a form of violence. Will Rogers blog due.
Week 12: The United Nations. Thomas Woodrow Wilson blog due.
Week 13: Conflict Studies-analyze different conflicts on each day of class. Ask for various solutions to the conflict and ask how they could have been better handled?
Week 14: Work on civil learning project click here
Week 15: Civil Learning Project due. What does peace mean in the 21st century? What importance does it hold in our future?
Week 16: Finals/Wrap-up. Ask students to define peace again. Compare to original ideals
General Resource Website
Civil Learning Project Resource
* Entire calendar is subject to change