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This Wide Angle video features the women of Rwanda who have emerged as outspoken leaders and the great strides they have made toward rights and equality.

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Lecture
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PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Conflict
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This is a collection of downloadable video clips on the theme of Conflict, with guiding questions for students. Clips are drawn from the following PBS WIDE ANGLE documentaries: "Greetings from Grozny" (2002), "Ladies First" (2004), "Suicide Bombers" (2004).

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World History
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Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Thirteen/WNET New York
Provider Set:
WIDE ANGLE: Window into Global History
Date Added:
05/19/2006
Conversations with History: Justice in Rwanda and the Rights of Women, with Alice Karekezi
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In this edition, lawyer and human rights activist Alice Karekezi joins UC Berkeley's Harry Kreisler to reflect on the plight of women in Rwanda and the importance of making their struggle part of the human rights agenda. (60 min)

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Women's Studies
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
10/06/2003
Conversations with History: Reporting the Story of  Genocide, with Philip Gourevitch
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Writer Philip Gourevitch talks with host Harry Kreisler about writing and shares his perspective on moral courage and the failure to prevent the Rwanda genocide. (59 min)

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Arts and Humanities
Political Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
U.C. Berkeley
UCTV Teacher's Pet
Date Added:
02/12/2004
Current Events and Social Issues, Fall 2004
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The goal of this seminar is to have open discussions of controversial political and social issues and raise awareness of current world events in an informal setting. Discussions for the first part of each class will focus on current events from that week, while in the second part of class students will discuss a scheduled issue in greater detail. Scheduled issues include the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the regulation of marijuana, how our society should punish criminals, genocide in Rwanda and Sudan, discrimination in our society today, the future of social security, whether pornography is sexist, and where we can go from here in the Arab/Israeli Conflict. Discussions will be supplemented by readings, films, and public speakers. Students will also be encouraged to read news media from around the world.

Subject:
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Rodal, Jocelyn
Date Added:
01/01/2004
Defying Genocide
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This collection of activities and resources is a companion guide for the 15-minute film Defying genocide. The history of the Holocaust and the 1994 Rwandan genocide illustrate the entire spectrum of human behavior, from unimaginable evil to extraordinary goodness.

Through a study of the Holocaust, Rwanda, and genocide, students learn that genocide occurs because individuals, organizations, and governments make choices to participate, resist, or turn away.

Students can also see that at the same time human beings have potential to inflict harm and suffering, they have the potential to rescue and to stand up against evil. The information in this packet is designed to help learners of grades 7 and up understand the context of the genocide in Rwanda and consider the actions of a few individuals who saved lives.

In addition to background materials, a timeline, a map, and a vocabulary list, the packet provides activities for before and after viewing the film.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Date Added:
06/12/2013
Economic Systems
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This is a collection of downloadable video clips on the theme of Economic Systems, with guiding questions for students. Clips are drawn from the following PBS WIDE ANGLE documentaries: "To Have and Have Not" (2002), "A State of Mind" (2003), "Ladies First" (2004), "1-800-INDIA" (2005), "Border Jumpers" (2005).

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World History
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Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Thirteen/WNET New York
Provider Set:
WIDE ANGLE: Window into Global History
Date Added:
05/19/2006
Ethnicity and Race in World Politics, Fall 2005
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Ethnic and racial conflict appear to be the hallmark of the new world order. What accounts for the rise of ethnic/racial and nationalist sentiments and movements? What is the basis of ethnic and racial identity? What are the political claims and goals of such movements and is conflict inevitable? Introduces students to dominant theoretical approaches to race, ethnicity, and nationalism, and considers them in light of current events in Africa, Europe, and the Americas. Discerning the ethnic and racial dimensions of politics is considered by some indispensable to understanding contemporary world politics. This course seeks to answer fundamental questions about racial and ethnic politics. To begin, what are the bases of ethnic and racial identities? What accounts for political mobilization based upon such identities? What are the political claims and goals of such mobilization and is conflict between groups and/or with government forces inevitable? How do ethnic and racial identities intersect with other identities, such as gender and class, which are themselves the sources of social, political, and economic cleavages? Finally, how are domestic ethnic/racial politics connected to international human rights? To answer these questions, the course begins with an introduction to dominant theoretical approaches to racial and ethnic identity. The course then considers these approaches in light of current events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the United States.

Subject:
Political Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Nobles, Melissa
Date Added:
01/01/2005
Global Nomads Group: Rwanda Media Curriculum (One Week Lesson Plan)
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How do we, as youth, learn from the conflict in Rwanda to strengthen media access and quality in our own communities? In this program, students will explore the role of the media in Rwanda, before, during, and after the genocide and explore how to expand media access, quality, and equity in their communities and around the world.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Social Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Global Nomads Group (GNG)
Date Added:
01/28/2016
Great Power Military Intervention, Fall 2013
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This course examines systematically, and comparatively, great and middle power military interventions, and candidate military interventions, into civil wars from the 1990s to the present. These civil wars did not easily fit into the traditional category of vital interest. These interventions may therefore tell us something about broad trends in international politics including the nature of unipolarity, the erosion of sovereignty, the security implications of globalization, and the nature of modern western military power.

Subject:
Journalism
Political Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Peterson, Roger
Posen, Barry
Date Added:
01/01/2013
ICT Essentials for Teachers Curriculum Guide
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This is a manual that shows the curriculum coverage of the Rwanda ICT Essentials for Teachers Course. It provides the course structure, the specific competencies, and provides a suggested facilitation process

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
11/30/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - Educational Internet
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to describe the functions and purpose of internet in the classroom and demonstrate the capability of using the internet. The objectives are: know and understand different internet applications and identify different areas where internet functions are applicable in the classroom. Identify the threats to students of using the internet.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/29/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - Effects of Policy on the Classroom and Vice Versa
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This is a unit of Study from the Rwanda ICT Essentials for Teachers Course. Teachers should be able to explain how existing and planned national policies impact classroom practices and how their classroom practices correspond to and support policies related to ICT. So on completion of the unit teachers should know and understand existing and planned national policies related to ICTs in Education, identify how classroom practices correspond to and support national policies;
Demonstrate a determination to play a positive role in nation building.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/12/2016
ICT Essentials for Teachers - ICT & Physical Environment
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This is a unit of study whose competency is to intergrate the use of a computer laboratory into ongoing teacher activities and manage the use of supplementary ICT resources with individuals and small groups of students in the regular classroom so as to not disrupt the other instructional activities in the class.
The objective is to identify and understand different ways to organize ICT in the school, laboratory/Classroom.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ministry of Education (Rwanda)
Author:
Rwanda Education Board
Date Added:
10/29/2016
Political Systems
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A collection of downloadable video clips on the theme of Political Systems, with guiding questions for students. Clips are drawn from the following PBS WIDE ANGLE documentaries: "To Have and Have Not" (2002), "A State of Mind" (2003), "Ladies First" (2004), "Border Jumpers" (2005).

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Primary Source
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Thirteen/WNET New York
Provider Set:
WIDE ANGLE: Window into Global History
Date Added:
05/19/2006
Power
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A collection of downloadable video clips on the theme of Power, with guiding questions for students. Clips are drawn from the following PBS WIDE ANGLE documentaries: "A State of Mind" (2003), "Ladies First" (2004), "Border Jumpers" (2005).

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Primary Source
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Thirteen/WNET New York
Provider Set:
WIDE ANGLE: Window into Global History
Date Added:
05/19/2006
Rwanda: You Go, Girls!
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The PBS WIDE ANGLE documentary series analyzes a number of significant and current global issues. In 'Ladies First' (2004), WIDE ANGLE delivers a riveting report on the political and socio-economic success of the Rwandan women after the genocide of 1994 that divided the country's major ethnic groups, the Tutsi and the Hutu. The purpose of this lesson is to use 'Ladies First' to show not only that women working together can and did create a dialogue and a basis for trust among ethnic groups, but also to show how these same women are challenging their traditional role in Rwandan society and assuming unprecedented leadership. Although the basis of the lesson is the success of women in Rwanda post-genocide, the lesson begins with a clip from the movie HOTEL RWANDA, which establishes the devastating brutality of 1994 that left the country in utter ruin. As a Culminating Activity, students will use various Web sites to hone skills needed for the Global Studies Regents Exam, including: analyzing statistical, economic, and demographic information; a map exercise; and the interpretation of a primary document.

Subject:
World History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Thirteen/WNET New York
Provider Set:
WIDE ANGLE: Window into Global History
Author:
Margaret Fay
Date Added:
05/19/2006
Small Business
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This video from Wide Angle profiles Rwanda's new economy through the small business of Epiphanie Mukashyaka, a woman widowed by recent genocide.

Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
Teachers' Domain
Date Added:
02/16/2011