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Foundations of Holocaust Education is a Course

Foundations of Holocaust Education

Ended Feb 7, 2023
6 credits

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Full course description

Participate in three modules which will provide you with an overview of Echoes & Reflections and its associated resources, a sound pedagogy for teaching about the Holocaust, background information on the history of antisemitism, and time to consider effective use of several primary sources when teaching about this complex topic. 

Course Details:

  • Program includes three interactive modules released over three weeks; approximately 6 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 three modules for a 6-hour certificate
  • Final module includes additional time to complete optional final project for a 10-hour certificate
  • Graduate credit available through the University of the Pacific. Please visit their site for more information. 

Course Schedule:

  • Module I: Opens Monday, January 9th
  • Module II: Opens Monday, January 16th
  • Module III: Opens Monday, January 23rd
  • Optional Final Project: Due Sunday, February 5th

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn about the comprehensive resources available in Echoes & Reflections.
  • Be introduced to a sound pedagogy for teaching about the Holocaust.
  • Practice instructional strategies designed to help your students learn about the complex history of the Holocaust.
  • Enhance your own knowledge about the history of antisemitism.
  • Identify strategies for integrating visual history testimony into your Holocaust instruction.
  • Develop strategies for introducing students to a variety of primary sources.
  • (Optional) Prepare a final project to take back to the classroom.
  • Become part of a network of educators teaching about the Holocaust and genocide.