The Day of Social Justice: A Creative Approach to Teaching Activism in Higher Education

Helen Johnson, Elizabeth Cunningham

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Abstract

The Day of Social Justice is an innovative approach through which undergraduates are taught about, and assessed on, the principles and practice of critical community psychology. Students produce creative displays, campaigning to engage others in social justice issues with a view to enacting concrete, measurable social change. This chapter explores the roots, practice and applications of this method for teaching activism at HE level.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCreative Activism
Subtitle of host publication Research, Pedagogy and Practice
EditorsElspeth Tilley
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

Keywords

  • Community Psychology
  • critical psychology
  • social justice
  • activism
  • creative
  • pedagogy

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