This volume of the Forumís
electronic journal Language and Civil Society offers tasks and
activities related to Peace Education through content-based lessons.
It is the goal of Peace Education to help students develop peacemaking
skills to better cope with conflict in their daily lives and to promote
peace in the world today. The ten chapters in this volume focus on topics
such as conflict resolution, "non-violent" language, and cross-cultural
understanding. Motivated by the excitement of using their English language
skills to solve real-world problems, students will be engaged, observant,
and active learners.
The primary author for
this volume is Dr. Carolyn Duffy. Carolyn Duffy is the Director
of the ESL Department at St. Michael's College in Vermont. She was the
director of the TESOL Summer Institute at St. Michael's College which
focused on Peace Education.
Now available in the Peace
Education volume are: