University Modules

The Department of Museums, Archives, and Rare Books (MARB) is offering digital resources that support instruction and learning for students, faculty, and staff at Kennesaw State University and other universities impacted by the public health emergency related to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Developed by the Museum of History and Holocaust Education, the following class-length modules explore topics in United States and World History. The modules are presented with the Adobe Spark and Nearpod digital platforms, which are previewed at the bottom of this webpage.

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Topics

  • The following modules examine the causes, course, and individual experiences of World War I and World War II:

    • World War I: The Seminal Catastrophe
    • World War II Turning Points: The European Theater
    • World War II Turning Points: The Pacific Theater
    • Beyond Rosie the Riveter: American Women and World War II*
    • The Tuskegee Airmen: Flying for a Double Victory*
    • Georgia Goes to War: A Regional Perspective on the World War II Home Front*
    • The Four Color Fight: Comics in World War II*
    • Animating the Home Front: Disney War Propaganda*
    • Georgia Journeys: History and Memory of World War II
    Asterisks indicate modules presented with Adobe Spark.
  • The following modules examine the unfolding of the Holocaust with a focus on the experiences and choices individuals made during this catastrophic event:

    • From Kristallnacht to the Final Solution: Understanding the Holocaust*
    • Remembering the Targets and Victims of the Holocaust: Part I
    • Remembering the Targets and the Victims of the Holocaust: Part II
    • Women and the Holocaust: Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Rescue*
    • German Nationalism and the Holocaust: A Reflection on How National Pride Fueled a Genocide*
    • The Tragedy of the St. Louis*
    Asterisks indicate modules presented with Adobe Spark.
  • The following modules examine moments in history that deepen our understanding of the term "human rights" and the ways in which rights can be violated as well as fought for and protected:

    • A Duty to Starve: Conscientious Objectors and World War II
    • The Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment*
    • Refuge or Refusal: Turning Points in U.S. Immigration History Part I
    • Refuge or Refusal: Turning Points in U.S. Immigration History Part II
    • Nourishing Survival: Food During World War II and the Holocaust*
    • Displaced Persons Camps: Rebuilding Life After War*
    • Revenge and Reconciliation: The Nuremberg Trials
    Asterisks indicate modules presented with Adobe Spark.
  • The Department of Museums, Archives, and Rare Books (MARB) in partnership with the Kennesaw State University Public History program created the following modules exploring a wide range of topics and events in history and memory:

    • From Revolution to Empire: Germany 1848 to 1871*
    • The Great Depression: From Boom to Bust in America*
    • Turning Points: The Cold War Part I
    • Turning Points: The Cold War Part II
    • The Reconstruction Era: A Rebirth of Rights and Repression*
    • Jim Crow America: Drawing the Color Line*
    • War and Policing: The Progressive Era, World War I, and the 1920s*
    • The Power of Protest: How a Hashtag Became a Movement*
    Asterisks indicate modules presented with Adobe Spark.

Course Packages

  • Request a package of the following modules for your course in United States History:

    • The Reconstruction Era: A Rebirth of Rights and Repression*
    • Jim Crow America: Drawing the Color Line*
    • War and Policing: The Progressive Era, World War I, and the 1920s*
    • The Great Depression: From Boom to Bust in America*
    • The Tragedy of the St. Louis* (available August 17, 2020)
    • Beyond Rosie the Riveter: American Women and World War II*
    • The Tuskegee Airmen: Flying for a Double Victory*
    • Animating the Home Front: Disney War Propaganda*
    • A Duty to Starve: Conscientious Objectors and World War II
    • Turning Points: The Cold War Part I
    • Turning Points: The Cold War Part II
    • The Tragedy of War: Japanese American Internment*
    • Refuge or Refusal: Turning Points in U.S. Immigration History Part I
    • Refuge or Refusal: Turning Points in U.S. Immigration History Part II
    Asterisks indicate modules presented with Adobe Spark.
  • Request a package of the following modules for your course in World History:

    • From Revolution to Empire: Germany 1848 to 1871*
    • World War I: The Seminal Catastrophe
    • From Kristallnacht to the Final Solution: Understanding the Holocaust*
    • Remembering the Targets and Victims of the Holocaust: Part I
    • Remembering the Targets and the Victims of the Holocaust: Part II
    • Women and the Holocaust: Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Rescue*
    • The Tragedy of the St. Louis*
    • Nourishing Survival: Food During World War II and the Holocaust*
    • World War II Turning Points: The European Theater
    • World War II Turning Points: The Pacific Theater
    • Displaced Persons Camps: Rebuilding Life After War*
    • Turning Points: The Cold War Part I
    • Turning Points: The Cold War Part II
    Asterisks indicate modules presented with Adobe Spark.
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