Full course description
In this dynamic online course, educators examine the pursuit of justice at Nuremberg, the effect the trials had on our understanding of the Holocaust, how survivors coped with the trauma to build new lives in its aftermath, and how we remember and memorialize the Holocaust today.
How did the world respond when the reality of the Holocaust came to light? How can we learn from the international response to crimes against humanity in interpreting memory and history? In this asynchronous online course, educators examine the pursuit of justice at Nuremberg, the effect the trials had on how we understand the Holocaust, how survivors coped with the trauma to build new lives in the aftermath, and how we remember and memorialize the Holocaust today. This facilitator-led course also includes an exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support your teaching strategies and enhanced understanding for your students.
- Course opens December 11 at 7AM EDT; approximately 4 hours to complete in total – at no cost.
- Proceed at your own pace each week, be supported by an instructor, and enjoy interaction with other educators.
- Complete all activities for a 4-hour certificate.
- Graduate credit available through the University of the Pacific. Please visit their site for more information.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Apply a sound pedagogy when planning and implementing effective Holocaust education.
- Examine the global response to the crimes of the Holocaust and its perpetrators.
- Identify the ways survivors built new lives in the aftermath of the Holocaust.
- Build confidence and capacity to teach about how the Holocaust is memorialized today.
- Understand and construct activities to help your students interpret the memory, history, and legacy of the Holocaust.