Experiential and Service-Learning Models for Undergraduate Conflict Resolution Education
Presented by: Ned Lazarus, Molly Tepper, Linda Keuntje, George Mason University
Presented at: 5th International Conference on Conflict Resolution Education
Date of Session: March 17, 2012
Session Description: The Undergraduate Experiential Learning Project: Curricular Innovation in Conflict Analysis and Resolution is a FIPSE project based at George Mason University. This workshop will present assessments and lessons learned from the project’s pilot initiatives: A series of experiential learning activities implemented in undergraduate courses and a five-week service-learning intensive that partnered US students with local peacebuilding initiatives in Liberia. Administrators, faculty and students are encouraged to attend the workshop, share ideas and reflect on areas of partnership and potential integration of experiential and service-learning approaches into Conflict Resolution curricula at their institutions.