Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource

Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource

by David J. Smith
     
 

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Enlisting contributions by twenty-three community college professionals, Smith has created a first-of-its-kind volume for faculty and administrators seeking to develop innovative and engaging peacebuilding and conflict resolution programs. Through case studies, how-to's, sample syllabi and course materials, and inspiring anecdotes, contributors draw on

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Enlisting contributions by twenty-three community college professionals, Smith has created a first-of-its-kind volume for faculty and administrators seeking to develop innovative and engaging peacebuilding and conflict resolution programs. Through case studies, how-to's, sample syllabi and course materials, and inspiring anecdotes, contributors draw on learner-centered strategies, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary relationships to teach practical skills and strengthen global connections.

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Peacebuilding in Community Colleges is at once practical and visionary, urging the community college beyond its local mission toward global impact by displaying approaches for making a direct and literal difference in the world. Unquestionably, a useful text for campus internationalization.
Paul J. McVeigh
Peacebuilding in Community Colleges is at once practical and visionary, urging the community college beyond its local mission toward global impact by displaying approaches for making a direct and literal difference in the world. Unquestionably, a useful text for campus internationalization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781601271471
Publisher:
United States Institute of Peace Press (USIP Press)
Publication date:
06/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

A former senior manager for educational outreach in USIP's Global Peacebuilding Center, David J. Smith is a conflict resolution practitioner and educator. A Fulbright Scholar, Smith taught at the University of Tartu (Estonia). He was also an associate professor at Harford Community College. In addition, Smith has taught at Goucher College, George Mason University, and Georgetown University. He currently serves as chair of the Rockville, Maryland Human Rights Commission.

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