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Volume 2, Number 3, May 2002

Profile of the United States Institute for Peace Education Program

This issue of the Report contains an overview of conflict studies seminars for college and university faculty offered by the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) Education Program. The USIP Education Program has other resources that may be of interest to Report readers. While many of the resources are geared to high school teachers, those involved with higher education could find them useful.

  • The National Peace Essay Contest Teaching Guides have been developed in conjuction with the annual National Peace Essay Contest. The guides are designed to help students develop and understanding of international affairs and conflict resolution, as well as analytical and writing skills.
  • The National Peace Essay Contest Guidebooks contain the essay questions from each respective year, guidelines for entering the contest, bibliographic sources ans sample essays.
  • The Teaching Guide on International Terrorism was developed to assist teachers in helping their students identify and understand terrorism.
  • The Summer Institute for secondary school teachers is designed to enhance substantive expertise and teaching skills for use by high school social studies teachers.
  • The Zones of Conflict program works with faculty within regions that are experiencing or have recently experienced conflict
  • Other Education and Research Materials are available for free for students and educators.
For more information about any of the USIP's programs, visit http://www.usip.org.
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