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Franzenburg, Geert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2022
The following study presents an example of Holocaust education for the 21st century by evaluating the "Wannsee-conference" 80 years ago (January 20, 1942) from a religious psychological perspective of 2022. After a general survey concerning Holocaust education in Germany, it focuses on emotional regulation as a coping strategy with…
Descriptors: European History, Jews, Death, History Instruction
US Congress, 2020
The Never Again Education Act was put in place to authorize the Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to support Holocaust education programs, and for other purposes. The Act includes the following sections: (1) Short Title; (2) Findings; (3) Definitions; (4) Program Authorized; (5) Online Holocaust Education Resources; (6)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, History Instruction, Death
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Aalai, Azadeh – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
A colloquium series funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities explored complicity and collaboration during the Holocaust at a community college in New York. Student reactions to this theme were explored to measure their understanding of this atrocity. Twenty-three student participants of this colloquium submitted to in-depth, in-person…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Jews
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Gross, Zehavit – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
The objective of this research was to analyse poetry written by Israeli high-school students during or after visiting Poland within the framework of Holocaust education. I describe first the stages of shaping the discourse of Holocaust memory in Israel, and of Holocaust education; the Holocaust's place in the world of young Israelis; and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Poetry, Trauma
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Adwan, Sami; Mattsson, Christer; Johansson, Thomas – Intercultural Education, 2021
The paper investigates the experiences, perceptions and responses of immigrants with a Palestinian background in relation to learning about the Holocaust and the Palestinian cause in Swedish schools and visiting Holocaust sites. Data were collected from 50 immigrant students using audio-recorded and open-structured interviews. The results indicate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Death, War
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Rich, Jennifer – Social Studies, 2019
A quarter of a century has passed since lawmakers enacted the New Jersey Holocaust education mandate, and it seems responsible and timely to ask if it, the original Holocaust education mandate, actually encouraged substantive learning about the Holocaust. Despite repeated fanfare about the mandate and its inclusion in educational curricula…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Death, Jews, European History
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Hale, Rebecca – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
It is generally agreed that learning about the Holocaust has some impact on students. However, discussions about the nature and magnitude of impact tend to be intuition-based rather than evidence-based. This is exacerbated by studies giving insight into how Holocaust education is related to salient variables rather than studies which demonstrate…
Descriptors: Jews, Death, War, European History
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Starratt, Gerene K.; Fredotovic, Ivana; Goodletty, Sashay; Starratt, Christopher – Journal of Moral Education, 2017
This community-based research investigated the relationship among Holocaust knowledge, Holocaust education experiences, and citizenship values in adults residing in the US. This study contributes to the literature an inferential investigation that reports positive civic attitudes associated with Holocaust education. A moderate correlation was…
Descriptors: Death, Jews, European History, War
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Cowan, Paula; Jones, Tara – Educational Review, 2021
This paper provides insight into parental attitudes to their primary-aged children learning about the Holocaust. Evidence is based on data from interviews with parents whose children learned about the Holocaust in their last year of primary. Findings show that parents had initial concerns about their children learning about the Holocaust, but that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Parent Attitudes, Jews
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Duncan, Matthew – Teaching History, 2020
Building on research by the UCL Centre for Holocaust Education, Matthew Duncan was concerned that his students were drawn to simplistic explanations of Holocaust perpetrators' actions. As well as the UCL Centre's research, Duncan drew on history education research from Canada and history teachers' theorisation in England for inspiration in his…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Jews, Death, War
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Balodimas-Bartolomei, Angelyn – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2016
The present study examines Holocaust education and professional teacher development in Greece. It briefly reviews the history of Greek Jewry and the stance and significance of Holocaust education within the Greek education system from historical, political, and pedagogical dimensions. The study also compares various approaches, themes, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Seminars, Death, Faculty Development
Davidson, Petrina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research examines the interaction between international governmental organizations (IGOs) and national governments around the development of secondary social studies curriculum in post-genocide contexts, with a special focus on the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) involvement with secondary social…
Descriptors: Death, International Organizations, Secondary School Students, Social Studies
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Hammer, Jessica; Turkington, Moyra – International Journal of Designs for Learning, 2021
Role-playing games offer powerful opportunities for players to engage with history, such as allowing players to fictionally situate themselves in a historical period. When it comes to the Holocaust, however, games face serious issues such as the potential trivialization of the Holocaust or players learning to blame the victims. In this design…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Death, Jews, Educational History
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Stevick, E. Doyle; Michaels, Deborah L. – Intercultural Education, 2013
A scenario of Holocaust education gone awry, which was constructed from a real event in one author's experience, and a 2010 critique of Holocaust education by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, are used to explore key issues and dilemmas for Holocaust education. The authors argue that we should pursue clarity about the empirical and moral…
Descriptors: Emotional Experience, Death, Teaching Methods, European History
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Nesfield, Victoria – Research in Education, 2015
January 2015 marked the seventieth anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau by the Soviet Army. In 2014 alone, over one and a half million visitors crossed the same threshold, beneath the infamous words: "Arbeit Macht Frei." Of these visitors, a majority were organised educational groups, particularly high school, college and…
Descriptors: War, World History, History Instruction, Relevance (Education)
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