Resources for University teaching about peace

Enemy Images -- Psychologists for Social Responsibility (.pdf)
This guide is aimed at teaching college, high school students, and the general public about the psychological processes that underlie enemy images and their diverse effects.  In addition to the presentation there is an accompanying Resource Manual

Cooperation Exercise – Nelson
This classroom activity illustrates how competitive thinking often interferes with cooperative problem solving.  There is also a follow up Cooperation Exercise

Empathy Exercise - Nelson
This is a classroom activity for teaching perspective taking in situations involving conflicting opinions.

Self-assessment Tools for Teaching – 2007 – Nelson
This describes instruments that can be used to illustrate relevant personality constructs and for self-assessment in course on peace and conflict.

Lecture Outline – 2008 – Nelson
This is the outline for a lecture on “The Social Psychology of War and Peace” for an introductory psychology class.

Directory of Peace Psychology Courses - 2009-2010 - APA Division 48 (.pdf)
This is a directory of all of the courses offered across the US with "psychology" and "peace" in the title.

Lecture Suggestions for Large Student Audiences – 2011 – Nelson (.pdf)
This includes suggestions for lecturing to large classes, and a detailed lecture outline is provided as an illustration (“Lecture Presentation”).

Teaching Peace Psychology Courses: Rationale and Suggestions -- 2012 -- Marsella
This is a guide on how to create your own Peace Psychology course along with the rationale behind teaching Peace Psychology and resources.

Topics and Resources for Teaching Peace Psychology – 2014 – Nelson
This includes materials from an APA convention workshop on suggested topics and resources for designing peace psychology lectures and courses.

Media Resources for Teaching Peace Psychology Courses -- 2014 -- Hansvick
This is a guide to various media sources that can be used when teaching a Peace Psychology course.  Links and references to videos are included in the document.

The Hague Appeal for Peace: Learning to Abolish War
The website offers books for purchase which include lessons plans for elementary, middle, and secondary grades on roots of war, human rights, conflict resolution, and disarmament.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning
The site includes free guides to effective social and emotional learning programs such as the CASEL Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs.

Making Peace Where I Live
This document provides a description of a class activity in which children meet and interview peacemakers and peacekeepers in their own communities.

Facing History
There are resources here for teaching about racism, prejudice, and anti-Semitism.

Healing the Hate
This is a 218-page hate crime prevention curriculum for middle schools from The Office of Justice Programs in the U.S. Department of Justice. There are units on prejudice, conflict, racism, social change, etc.