Teaching Resources

“20 Essential TED Talks for Peace Studies Students”
Online Colleges picked some of the best Peace talks on the TED website.


Centre for Applied NonViolent Conflict and Strategies (CANVAS) (http://www.canvasopedia.org/) - CANVAS is a non-profit, non-governmental international network oriented to educational work related to strategic nonviolent conflict. Our mission is to reach the widest possible international audience, in order to share experiences and learn more on strategic nonviolent conflict and examine related knowledge transfer methods for spreading this knowledge in the future.


Peer Solutions: Marquette Conflict Resolution - a program that offers students the chance to hone their interpersonal skills through practicing various circle processes such as peer jury, peacemaking, and peer mediation.


Class of Nonviolence (http://classofnonviolence.blogspot.com) - a blog with peace tools for educators, hosted by the San Antonio peaceCENTER.


Justice and Peace Resource Center (http://pjrcbooks.tripod.com) - has identified or developed many outstanding resources to help folks get past the various myths of nonviolence and find its true effectiveness as we confront the many challenges in our lives and world.


Peace Research Institute, Oslo (http://www.prio.no/) - conducts high-quality academic research on questions relevant to the promotion of a more peaceful world.


Culture of Peace - produces and promotes events and other programs to increase public awareness and action about critical societal issues such as violence, poverty and ecological damage.


Educating for Justice (www.educatingforjustice.org/index.htm) - non-profit educational program for schools and groups that addresses a range of social concerns from global workplace standards to sustainable development and human rights.


Peace and Justice Studies Association (www.peacejusticestudies.org) - dedicated to bringing together academics, K-12 teachers and grassroots activists to explore alternatives to violence and share visions and strategies for peacebuilding, social justice, and social change.


Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies (http://www.nd.edu/~krocinst/) - one of the world’s principal centers for the study of the causes of violent conflict and strategies for sustainable peace. Faculty conduct research on war, genocide, terrorism, ethnic and religious conflict, and violation of human rights; teach students earning degrees in peace studies; and contribute to on-the-ground peacebuilding worldwide.


Inside Islam: Dialogues and Debates (http://insideislam.wisc.edu/) - this is a great resource for classroom use; it has numerous useful links on its pages and the audio-visual components are exceptionally good for pedagogical purposes. It is useful to anyone seeking clarity in this time of increasing confusion about Islam/Muslims.