Shedding Light on the Darkness

Shedding Light on the Darkness

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Increasingly, German Studies programs include courses on the Holocaust, but suitable course materials are often difficult to find. Teachers in higher education will therefore very much welcome this volume that examines and reflects both the practical and theoretical aspects of teaching about the Holocaust. Though designed primarily by and for North American Germanists and German Studies specialists, this book will prove no less useful for teachers in other countries and associated disciplines. It presents and describes successful Holocaust-related courses that have been developed and taught at U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities, demonstrating the depth, breadth, and variety of such offerings, while remaining mindful of the instructor's special moral responsibilities. Reflecting as it does, the innovative Holocaust pedagogy in North American German and German Studies, this collection serves the needs of educators who wish to revise or update their existing Holocaust courses and of those who are seeking guidance, ideas, and resources to enable them to develop their first Holocaust course or unit.A Guide to Teaching the Holocaust Nancy Ann Lauckner, Miriam Jokiniemi ... We devoted two class sessions to this eighty- six-page novella, because it led so well into our subject. ... In addition, the students responded emotionally to the unexpected love between the scions of the two families, the professora#39;s spoiledanbsp;...

Title:Shedding Light on the Darkness
Author:Nancy Ann Lauckner, Miriam Jokiniemi
Publisher:Berghahn Books - 2000


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