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THEO 7994 Education for Justice and Peace (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

The course begins with an investigation of the tools of social analysis as a means of getting beneath the surface of issues of injustice, followed by a review of Catholic social teachings as a means of offering a theological foundation for educating for justice. Finally, it looks at educational methods from the early 20th century to the present that reflect on education itself as a work of justice. The course concludes with student groups presenting lessons in which they have used tools of investigation and analysis on an issue, incorporated theological reflection, and developed a methodology for effective education.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Theresa O'Keefe

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: TMRE7083

Comments: This course if valuable for anyone who expects to be doing justice and peace work, regardless of teaching setting. The variety of potential settings is considered in the course.


Last Updated: 17-Feb-17