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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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Gross, Zehavit – Education and Society, 2012
The article examines the approaches and pedagogies to the Holocaust Education as a global concern. The author discusses various dominant pedagogies of Holocaust Education around the world and argues that Holocaust Education needs to adapt and reconcile local memories and transform them into trans-national memories.
Descriptors: Global Approach, War, Jews, Death
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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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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
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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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Cowan, Paula; Maitles, Henry – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2010
In contrast to the situation in England and Wales, Holocaust education in Scotland is not mandatory and is not delivered to every school student. Still, it is offered frequently. In this article we show how Scotland's changing curriculum, the introduction of Holocaust Memorial Day, and the Lessons from Auschwitz Project have contributed to the…
Descriptors: Jews, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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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Gross, Zehavit – Curriculum and Teaching, 2011
This article proposes a typology that conceptualizes a chronological approach to Holocaust Education and suggests that we focus on identifying the stages and shifts in the development of the curriculum and the scholarship. I attempt to organize existing knowledge on the subject by conducting a meta-analysis of the foundations and basic premises of…
Descriptors: Trauma, Foreign Countries, Jews, Death
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Cowan, Paula – Intercultural Education, 2013
Prior to the establishment of a national Holocaust Memorial Day in 2001, the Holocaust was not part of Scotland's historical narrative and its teaching was marginal in Scotland. This article examines Scotland's connections with the Holocaust and reflects on the impact that the history of the Holocaust has had on Scotland. Investigating Holocaust…
Descriptors: Jews, Foreign Countries, European History, History Instruction
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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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Ellison, Jeffrey Alan – Cogent Education, 2017
Though Holocaust education is of critical importance in the world of Jewish Day Schools, little research has been conducted about it. The purpose of this paper is to answer some critical questions about how they teach the Holocaust in Jewish Day Schools--the who, what, when, where, how, and why questions. Additionally, comparisons are made between…
Descriptors: Jews, Death, War, European History
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Ragland, Rachel G.; Rosenstein, Daniel – Social Studies, 2014
This article addresses how far educational institutions have come in designing authentic and meaningful curricula for teaching the Holocaust at the secondary level. Examined in this article are the historical development of Holocaust education in the United States, with a focus on the state of Illinois as a case study, what contributes to the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Secondary School Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Lazar, Alon; Litvak Hirsch, Tal – Educational Review, 2015
Holocaust education has gained increased importance in recent decades and attention has latterly been directed to the role of the Internet within the field. Of major importance within the virtual space are Question and Answer communities. We investigated the interactions taking place within the Yahoo! Answers community following questions posted…
Descriptors: Jews, War, European History, Crime
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Eckmann, Monique – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2010
Can Holocaust education be considered a tool for human rights education? If so, to what extent? These questions elicit discussions among a wide range of educators, and interest among politicians, educational planners, and ministries in charge of memorials. At first glance the obvious answer seems to be yes; both educators and students have strong…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Childrens Rights, Death, History
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Rutland, Suzanne D. – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2010
Holocaust education can play a role in countering the ongoing problem of prejudice and incitement to hate that can lead to racial tension and violence. This article examines the beliefs of Muslim school children towards Jews in Sydney, Australia. It then discusses efforts to use Holocaust education to combat racist beliefs and hate language, and…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Muslims, Jews, Foreign Countries
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