spring 2017
PED-3009 Education, Development and Peace - 10 ECTS

Application deadline

1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester.

Type of course

Master'’s level. Theoretical. May be taken as a singular course by students from other master'’s programmes.

Admission requirements

Applicants must qualify for admission to either Master's degree programme in Peace and Conflict Studies or Master's degree progamme in Pedagogics. Application code: 9371.

Course overlap

Du vil få en reduksjon i antall studiepoeng (som oppgitt under), dersom du avlegger eksamen i dette emnet og har bestått følgende emne(r) fra før av:

PED-2009 Education, Development and Peace 10 stp

Course content

The course gives a broad overview of the study of the relationship between education, development and peace, and in-depth study of:

  • the relationship between education, modernization processes and violence/peace;
  • the relationship between the state and minorities in the field of education, with a specific focus on the relation between education, modernisation processes, assimilation/ integration and violence/ peace;
  • the influence of context on educational projects aimed at violence reduction or peace and the evaluation of educational projects in this area;
  • the relationship between peace/violence in the local environment, and peace/violence between states;
  • epistemological questions related to central concepts in peace education and evaluation of peace education programs.


Objectives of the course

Students who have successfully completed the course will have achieved the following learning outcomes:

 

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • central research issues concerning the relationship between education, development and violence/ peace
  • barriers to achieving sustainable peace or violence reduction
  • educational programs aimed at violence reduction and peace
  • how context factors may affect the outcome of educational programs aimed at violence reduction or peace
  • problems connected with the evaluation of this kind of education programs
  • the possibilities and limitations in applying knowledge of micro-level effects at the national and international level

 

Skills in:

Presenting research questions, hypotheses and methodological problems in a peer group setting of students and researchers

 

Competence in:

Applying research based knowledge in formulating research questions on education, development and peace


Language of instruction and examination

English

Teaching methods

Lectures and seminars. Ca 10 lectures (2 x 45 min each) and a corresponding number of seminars. Supervision: Oral feed-back on the presentation in class (work requirement), and on the home assignment, if it is handed in to the teacher one week before the submission deadline of the exam paper.

This course is evaluated at least once during the program cycle in accordance with the UiT Quality Assurance System.


Assessment

Work requirement Oral presentation in a teacher directed seminar of a research question, which is related to or relevant for the home examination. The work requirement must be approved before the student can sit for the examination.

The examination consists of one home assignment, an essay of 4000-4500 words, on a topic chosen by the student. The topic must be approved by the teacher. The examination is graded on a scale from A to F, where F is fail.

Students who fail are invited to re-sit the examination at the beginning of the following semester.


Recommended reading/syllabus

Recommended readings (accepted in advance for your reading list).

Curriculum: You can choose 750 pages of your own choice from the lists below.

*C = Course compendium Ped-3009.

*e = Electronic version available via Oria at UiT, or the internet.

*C3024* = Article/chapter reprinted in Course Compendium SVF 3024.

 

Aronson, J. and Aronson, E.: Readings about The social Animal, ch. 30-33, p.423-482 (60 p.).

ISBN0716726254 Object-ID: 71469557070002201

*C Boateng, Felix (1983). African Traditional Education. A Method of Disseminating Cultural Values. Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 13 No. 3, March, p. 321-336 (16 p.).

Object-ID: 71500940980002201 71518818990002201

*C Bernstein, B (1994). Pedagogizing Knowledge. A Social Grammar, in Amundsen, I. (ed): Knowledge and Development, NFU Conference Proceedings, UiT. p. 115-139 (25 p.).

ISBN8291536007 Object-ID: 71514726330002201

*C Bourdieu, P. (1997). The Forms of Capital, in Halsey A.H. & al. (eds.): Education. Culture, Economy, and Society. Oxford University Press, p.80-95 (23 p.).

ISBN0198781873 ISBN0198781881 Object-ID: 71473589770002201

Cohen, L., Morrison, K., Manion, L. (2007). Research Methods in Education. Routledge.

(approx.150 pp. selected).

ISBN0415374103 ISBN9780415374101 ISBN0415368782 ISBN9780415368780

Object-ID: 71518144760002201 71474835730002201

*C Coleman, James S. (1997) Social Capital in the Creation of Human Capital. Halsey A.H. & al. (eds.). Education. Culture, Economy, and Society. Oxford University Press, p.80-95 (16 p.).

ISBN0198781873;ISBN0198781881 Object-ID: 71473589770002201

*C Dahl Bratrein, H. (1994). A Historical Perspective on Knowledge and Development in Northern Norway. Amundsen, I. (red.): Knowledge and Development. Proceedings of the NFU annual conference, 1994. University of Tromsø, Centre for Environment and Development studies (SEMUT), p. 141-151 (11 p.).

ISBN8291536007 Object-ID: 71514726330002201

*C Darnell, F. and Hoem, A. (1996). Taken to extremes. Education in the Far North. Scandinavian Unversity Press, Oslo -Stockholm-Copenhagen-Boston, ch. 6 p. 241-263 (22 p.).

ISBN8200225887

*C Erikson, E. H. (1995): Childhood and Society, London, Vintage, ch. 7, p.222-257 (36 p.).

ISBN9780099532910 ISBN0099532913 Object-ID: 71512683990002201

*e Evans, W.M. (1997). Identification with the human species: A challenge for the Twenty-First Century, in Human Relations Vol. 50, No. 8 August 1997, p.987-1004 (18 p.).

ISSN0018-7267 Object-ID: 71518581380002201 71521337850002201

http://hum.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/50/8/987

*C Fägerlind, I. & Saha, L. (1989). Education and National Development. Pergamon, ch. 2,4,5 (80p.).

ISBN0080364632 ISBN0080364624 ISBN0750628308 Object-ID: 71468433080002201

*e Finley, L. (2003). How Can I Teach peace When the Book Only Covers War?

The Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution 5.1 Summer: 150-165 (16 p.).

ISSN1522-211X Object-ID: 71475196550002201 71518833730002201

Freire, P. (1972). Pedagogy of the oppressed, Penguin Books, ch. 4 p. 106-164 (59 p.).

SBN0140135537 ISBN0140803319 Object-ID: 71512960410002201

*C Galtung, J. (1994). Ten Theses on Development Theory, Practice and Methodology. In Amundsen, I. (red.) Knowledge and Development. Proceedings of the NFU annual conference, 1994. University of Tromsø, Centre for Environment and Development studies (SEMUT), p. 93-114 (22 p.).

ISBN8291536007 Objekt-ID: 71514726330002201

*C Gaertner, S.L. & al. (2000). Reducing Intergroup Conflict: From Superordinate Goals to Decategorization, Recategorization, and Mutual Differentiation. Group Dynamics. Theory, Research and Practice, Vol. 4, No. I, p. 98-114 (17 p.).

ISSN: 1089-2699 ; E-ISSN: 1930-7802 DOI: 10.1037/1089-2699.4.1.98

Haavelsrud, Magnus (2015). The academy, development and modernity's "other". International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning (IOE Press) 7, nr. 2 (Nov.) p.46-60 (15 p.).

ISSN 1756-526X Online ISSN: 1756-5278

*e Hansen, K.L. & Sørlie, T. (2012). Ethnic discrimination and psychological distress: A study of Sami and non-Sami populations in Norway. Transcultural Psychiatry, Vol.49(1), pp. 26-50 (25 p.).

Online ISSN: 1461-7471

*e Harris, I. (2004). Peace Education Theory, Journal of Peace Education, 1(1) p. 5-20

(15 p).

ISSN:1740-0201 E-ISSN:1740-021X DOI:10.1080/1740020032000178276

*C Høgmo, A. (1986): The Third Alternative. Childhood Management Learning in Sami-Norwegian Communities with Pervasive Identity Change. Offpprint, translated to English by author. Original in Norwegian: Tidsskrift for Samfunnsforskning, Vol 27, p. 395-416 (22 p.).

ISSN0040-716X

*C Haavelsrud, M. (1996). On Inclusion and Exclusion, in Burns, R.J. & Aspeslagh, R (eds.). Three decades of peace education around the world. An anthology. Garland Publishing Inc., NY & London, p. 97-112 (15 p.).

*e Jackson, L.W. (2009). Educate the Women and You Change the World: Investing in the Education of Women is the Best Investment in a Country¿s Growth and Development. The Forum on Public Policy © .

URL: http://forumonpublicpolicy.com/summer09/archivesummer09/jackson.pdf

*e Köylü, M. (2004) Peace Education: An Islamic approach, in Journal of Peace Education, Vol 1 no 1, Taylor and Francis, p.59-76 (18 p.).

ISSN: 1740-0201 E-ISSN: 1740-021X DOI: 10.1080/1740020032000178302

*C Lindner, E.G. (2009). Emotion and conflict : how human rights can dignify emotion and help us wage good conflict. Westport, Conn. : Praeger, ch. 3,4 p.35-56 (22 p.)

ISBN: 978-0-313-37237-7, ib.

*e Matthiesen, S.B. & Einarsen, S. (2004). Psychiatric distress and symptoms of PTSD among victims of bullying at work. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling. Cambridge: Aug. Vol. 32, Iss. 3; pg. 335-355 (22 p.).

ISSN:0306-9885 E-ISSN:1469-3534 DOI:10.1080/03069880410001723558

*e Mimoun Sorel, M.-L. (2009). Learning to Be in the Twenty-First Century: Its Evolving meaning and Implication in the Classroom Pedagogy. In Zajda, J. and Daun, H. (eds., 2009). Global Values Education : Teaching Democracy and Peace. Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research 7. Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, p.103-113 (10 p.)..

ISBN: 978-90-481-2509-8 E-ISBN: 978-90-481-2510-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-2510-4

*e Rigby, K. (2006). Implications of bullying in schools for aggression between nations. Journal of Peace Education, Volume 3, Issue 2 September p.175-185 (11 p.).

Online ISBN: 9781118362648

*e Rigby, K. (2006). Implications of bullying in schools for aggression between nations. Journal of Peace Education, Volume 3, Issue 2 September, p. 175-185 (11 p.).

ISSN: 1740-0201 ; E-ISSN: 1740-021X ; DOI: 10.1080/17400200600874800

Salomon, G. and Nevo, B. (eds.) (2002). Peace Education. The Concept, Principles, and Practices Around the World. Lawrence Erlbaum Ass. Publishers, p.3-25, 247-277 (54 p.).

ISBN0805841938 Object-ID: 71509712880002201 71466907820002201

(*e version of reprint from 2005 available online)

*e Salomon, G. (2009). Does Peace Education Really Make a Difference? Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 12:1, p. 37-48 (12 p.).

ISSN: 1078-1919 E-ISSN: 1532-7949 DOI: 10.1207/s15327949pac1201_3

*C3024* Tal-Or, N., Boninger, D. & Gleicher, F. (2002). Understanding the conditions and processes necessary for intergroup contact and reduced prejudice. Salomon, Gavriel & Nevo, Baruch (eds.). Peace Education: The Concept, principles and practices around the world. New Jersey:LEA, p. 89-108 (19 p.).

ISBN0805841938 Object-ID: 71509712880002201 71466907820002201

*C Spink, P. (1997). Paths to Solidarity: Some Comments to "Identification with the Human Species." Human Relations Vol. 50 (8), August, p.1005-1015 (11 p.).

ISSN0018-7267 Object-ID: 71518581380002201 71521337850002201

*e Roth, K. (2009). Peace Education as Cosmopolitan and Deliberative Democratic Pedagogy. In Zajda, J. and Daun, H. (eds., 2009). Global Values Education : Teaching Democracy and Peace. Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research 7. Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, p. 49-63 (15 p.).

ISBN: 978-90-481-2509-8 E-ISBN: 978-90-481-2510-4 DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-2510-4

*C Salmivalli, C. & al. (1997). Peer Networks and bullying in schools. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 38. Oxford: Blackwell, p.305-312 (8 p.).

ISSN: 0036-5564 ; E-ISSN: 1467-9450 ; DOI: 10.1111/1467-9450.00040

Shepler. S. (2002). Educated in War: The Rehabilitation of Child soldiers in Sierra Leone. Uwazie, E. (ed., 2002). Conflict Resolution and Peace Education in Africa. Lexington books, pg. 9-18 (10 p.).

ISBN0739106694 Object-ID: 71491146670002201

Vambheim, V. (2011). War on Terror(ism) - or Dialogue? Security Dialogues Online, 3

Original: http://sd.fzf.ukim.edu.mk/no3 (21 p.) (Revised version will be distributed during lecture).

 

Total: 886 p.

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The following readings are also approved readings (for your reading list/curriculum):

*e Ali, Nosheen (2010) Books vs Bombs? Humanitarian development and the narrative of terror in Northern Pakistan in Third World Quaterly 31(4). Informaworld, Taylor and Francis p.541-559 (19 p.)

ISSN:0143-6597 E-ISSN:1360-2241 DOI:10.1080/01436591003701075

http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01436591003701075

Archer, C. and Joënniemi, P. (2003): The Nordic Peace, Ashgate.

Note: Only chapters that are part of other courses (e.g. SVF-3021), can be part of your curriculum).

ISBN0754614174 Object-ID: 71477428300002201

C Aronson,J. and Aronson, E. : Readings about The social Animal, ch 30-31, p. 423-443 (21 p.).

ISBN0716726254 Objekt-ID: 71469557070002201

Bernstein, B. (1990) The Structuring of Pedagogic Discourse. Routledge.

ISBN0415045681 Object-ID: 71484708400002201

Boulding, E (2000): Cultures of Peace. The Hidden side of History. Syracuse University Press, 2000.

ISBN0815628315;ISBN0815628323 Object-ID: 71484144270002201

Brock-Utne, B. (1995): Peace Education at the End of a Millennium, in Löfgren H. (ed.): Peace Education and Human Development, Dept. of Educational and Psychological Research, Malmö School of Education, Lund University, p. 55-75 (22 p.)

Object-ID: 71471729060002201

Burns, R.J. & Aspeslagh, R. (eds.) (1996): Three decades of peace education around the world. An anthology. Garland Publishing Inc., NY & London, ch 2, p. 25-69 (70 p.)

ISBN0824055497 Object-ID: 71466100930002201

*e Cedric Watts (2012). Conrad's Heart of Darkness : A Critical and Contextual Discussion.

ISBN90-420-3527-7 Object-ID: 71519980930002201

(*e-version available for online reading via Oria)

Conrad, J. Heart of Darkness. London : Penguin (1973).

ISBN90-420-3527-7 Object-ID: 71519980930002201 (other editions are accepted)

Erikson, E.H. (1995): Childhood and Society, London, Vintage (other editions are accepted).

ISBN9780099532910 ISBN0099532913 Object-ID: 71512683990002201

Fägerlind, I. and Saha, L. (1989). Education and National Development. A Comparative perspective, Pergamon Press.

ISBN0080364632 ISBN0080364624 ISBN0750628308 Object-ID: 71468433080002201

(1983 edition is also accepted)

Freire, P. (1972). Pedagogy of the oppressed (other editions accepted).

SBN0140135537 ISBN0140803319 Object-ID: 71512960410002201

Galtung, J., Scott, P. D. (2008). Democracy, peace, development. Oslo : Kolofon.

ISBN9788230004609 Object-ID: 71462488880002201

*e Haavelsrud, Magnus (2015). Three Roots of Transdisciplinary Analysis in Peace Education. Prospectiva (Universidad del Valle), October 2015: 45-70.

ISSN0122-1213 Objekt-ID: 71521255850002201

http://revistaprospectiva.univalle.edu.co/index.php/prospectiva/article/view/3567/3466

Halsey, A.H. & al. (eds.) (1997). Education Culture, Economy, and Society.

Oxford : Oxford University Press, p. 1-95 (95 p).

ISBN0198781873 ISBN0198781881 Object-ID:71473589770002201

Hochschild, A. (2000). King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa.

London:Papermac.

ISBN0333765443 Object-ID:71502222070002201

Juergensmeyer M. (c2002). Gandhis Way. A Handbook of Conflict Resolution.

Berkeley : University of California Press.

SBN0520223446 Object-ID: 71474582170002201

McGlynn, Claire; Bekerman, Zvi; Zembylas, Michalinos; Gallagher, Tony (2009). Peace Education in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies. New York, US: Palgrave Macmillan.

ISBN13:987 0-230-60842-9 ISBN10: 0-230-60842-6 E-ISBN: 9780230620421 E-ISBN: 0230620426 DOI: 10.1057/9780230620421 ISBN: 9780230608429

Moore, D. B. & McDonald, J.M. (2000). Transforming Conflict. Tranformative Justice Australia.

(No ISBN found)

Mortenson, G. and Relin, D.O. (2006). Three Cups of Tea. One Man¿s Mission to Promote Peace. New York: Penguin. Chapters 20 ,22, 23.

ISBN0670034827;ISBN9780670034826 Object-ID: 71467111820002201

*C Nevo, B. & Brem I. (2002) Peace Education Programs and the Evaluation of their Effectiveness. Salomon, Gavriel & Nevo, Baruch (eds., 2002). Peace Education. The Concept, Principles, and Practices around the World. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Ass. p. 271-282 (11 p.)

ISBN: 9780805841930 E-ISBN: 9781410612458

Pikas, A., & Brock-Utne, B. (1982). Symmetric peace education and UNESCOs potential for promoting it. Oslo : PRIO.

ISSN: 00208566 ; E-ISSN: 15730638

*e Pikas, A. (2002). New Developments in the Shared Concern Method. School Psychology International, vol. 23 (3): 307-326. Sage (20 p.)

ISSN0143-0343 Object-ID: 71513652090002201

(*e: http://www.pikas.se/workshop/BwScPsInr.pdf)

*e Rigby, K. (2005). The Method of Shared Concern as an Intervention Technique to Adress Bullying in Schools: An Overview and an Appraisal. Australian Journal of Guidance and Councelling, vol. 15 No. 1, p. 27-34.

ISSN1037-2911 Object-ID: 71518657570002201

*e Rigby, K. (2006). Implications of bullying in schools for aggression between nations. Journal of Peace Education, Volume 3, Issue 2 September

ISSN: 1740-0201 E-ISSN: 1740-021X DOI: 10.1080/17400200600874800

*C3024* Salomon, Gavriel (2002) The Nature of Peace Education: Not All Programs are Created Equal, in Salomon, Gavriel & Nevo, Baruch (eds.) Peace Education: The Concept, Principles and Practices around the World, Mahwah, New Jersey: LEA, p. 3-14, web version (12 p.)

*e Salomon, Gavriel (2004). A Narrative-based View of Coexistence Education. Journal of Social Issues 60(2), p. 273-287 (15 p).

ISSN: 0022-4537 E-ISSN: 1540-4560 DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-4537.2004.00118.x

Sen, A. (1999). Development as freedom. New York : Knopf.

ISBN0198297580 ISBN0192893300 ISBN9780192893307 Objekt-ID: 71516432910002201

*C Smith, Peter K. & Sharp, Sonia (1994). School Bullying. Insights and perspectives, ch.5 p. 109-131, ch 8 p. 193-212. London: Routledge (43 p.).

ISBN0-415-10373-8 ISBN0-415-10372-X Object-ID: 71521465300002201

*e Sommerfelt, O.H. and Vambheim, V. (2008). The dream of the good. A peace education project exploring the potential to educate for peace at an individual level. Journal of Peace Education. Vol 5 Issue 1, Pages 79 95 (17 p.).

ISSN:1740-0201 E-ISSN:1740-021X DOI: 10.1080/17400200701859445

*C3024*C Ury, W. (1999). Getting to peace : transforming conflict at home, at work, and in the world. New York: Viking, ch. 7, pp. 169-195 (27 p.). (Book total: 259 p.).

ISBN0670887587 Object-ID: 71510694760002201

Uwazie, E. (ed., 2002). Conflict Resolution and Peace Education in Africa. Lanham Maryland: Lexington books.

ISBN0739106694 Object-ID: 7149114667000220

  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: PED-3009