Core features of the practice
Institution name: erinnern.at
Institution type: Institute for Holocaust Education of the Austrian ministry for education
Institution URL: http://www.erinnern.at
Students, Young people, General public/non-specialist audience
Cost (per practice):
No specific setting required
Remembrance education and/or history education, Antisemitism, Radicalization prevention, The Holocaust and/or other genocides, Critical thinking
Internet research, Creative activity, Film viewing, Testimonial
Additional information about the practice
Number of participants:
Up to 99
Age of target population:
National/local specifities (e.g. activity targeted to Swedish school students)
Topics and objectives:
In this module students deal with the phenomenon of anti-Semitism. On the basis of eyewitness interviews and short impulse texts, the students first deal with the historical dimension of anti-Semitism. In the second part of the exercise, the students independently research sources on the historical, but also present dimension of anti-Semitism. They then compile their research results into a short video. Finally, the students evaluate the finished videos of their classmates.
Audiovisual material, Online material
Link to the material:
Written material, Audiovisual material, Online material
Sequence of activities - methodology:
The students independendly work online. The students research sources on the historical, but also present dimension of anti-Semitism. They then compile their research results into a short video. Finally, the students evaluate the finished videos of their classmates.
Length of activity:
Up to 5 hours
Is the activity digital?:
Language(s) in which activity can be delivered:
Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:
Components of the practice
Accessibility and replicability
Has this practice been evaluated?
Participants, Informal non-participant observer, Instructor delivering the practice, Internal evaluator, Formal external evaluator
By what means?:
Informal verbal feedback
Core content knowledge and transferable skills:
The students understand the phenomenon of anti-Semitism in its historical and contemporary dimensions. learn to grasp facts in terms of their complexity, their causes and consequences. learn how to work with primary and secondary sources concerning the topic of anti-Semitism independently and source-critically. learn how to create a short video about "Anti-Semitism, Yesterday and Today".
Indicators of success:
Students get really motivated if they have the option to work indepenendly with historic sources in a multi-media setting.
Educational coordinator contact details:
Name: Robert Obermair
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
How many times?:
The RETHINK project is concerned with bridging formal and informal education. This section explores the factors that make a practice adaptable.
Key factors for successful implementation:
Other factor – please specify, None
Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:
None, it should be very easy, after teachers have famliarized themselves with the IWitness-website.
Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):
Other comments or details: