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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2017, 10(5): 384-396 Back to browse issues page
Developing of Peace Curriculum in Higher Education: A Qualitative Study
Rahmatollah Marzoghi 1, Mehdi Mohammadi 1, Babak Shamshiri 1, Homayoun Dadgar 2
1- Shiraz University
2- Shiraz University , homayoundadgar@gmail.com
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Background and Aim: Establishing justice and non-discrimination through education and promoting peaceful concepts can be a promising way to use these teachings in people's future lives. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to develop a peace curriculum for higher education in Islamic Republic of Iran.
Materials and Methods: Based on qualitative design and case study method, in order to determine the necessary elements to develop a peace curriculum, the opinion of the professors and experts of the social sciences and social groups of Shahid Beheshti, Isfahan, Shiraz and Kerman universities was conducted by using an open and semi-structured questionnaires, obtained with purposeful sampling and with theoretical saturation technique. Then, the data which obtained by using N-Vivo softwar, were categorized and organized through the theme analysis. The qualitative data validation method was used to reconcile the results of the content network and document analysis.
Findings: Based on results, the peace curriculum (comprehensive content) has dimensions such as content, logic, goals, methods and learning environment as organizing themes, and each of these themes has a variety of levels and themes that can be used to compile Peace curriculum to be used.
Discussion: Peace education can help students to learn the skills and knowledge that they need for a peaceful life and apply them in the family, social interactions, and at national and international levels. Therefore, it is necessary to use all of resources and facilities for the education and promotion of peace not only as a broad concept but also as a tangible reality.
Keywords: curriculum, peace curriculum, peace education, higher education
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Article Type: Qualitative Research | Subject: New Approaches to Curriculum Design
Received: 2017/07/24 | Accepted: 2017/09/12 | Published: 2017/09/26
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Marzoghi R, Mohammadi M, Shamshiri B, Dadgar H. Developing of Peace Curriculum in Higher Education: A Qualitative Study. Educ Strategy Med Sci. 2017; 10 (5) :384-396
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